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Tourism Business Capability Subsidy

The $2 million Tourism Business Capability Subsidy provides funding to eligible sole traders, micro, small and medium-sized tourism and event businesses in Queensland to undertake targeted training and/or accreditation programs.

The Subsidy supports key actions in the Towards Tourism 2032 strategy’s ‘Talent and Skills’ theme through targeted business capability development initiatives.


The key objectives of the Subsidy are to:

  • increase the number of tourism and events businesses with recognised tourism accreditation
  • increase the capabilities of tourism and events businesses across targeted areas to improve visitor experiences.

Key dates round 1

Guidelines available and registration of interest open 28 February 2024
Registration of interest closed 11:59pm (AEST), 27 March 2024
Outcomes advised 5 April 2024
Training/accreditation must be registered to start by 8 May 2024
Training/accreditation completion date 8 August 2024

Round 2 will open 15 May 2024 (subject to available funds).

Funding recipients

More information

Tourism Business Capability Subsidy guidelines (PDF, 610.1KB)

For any questions on the subsidy, please contact

Last updated: 15 Apr 2024