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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.

Round 2 now open

For program guidelines and to apply, visit the Business Queensland website.

Round 2 key dates

Open for application
- assessed in order of receipt
15 May 2024
Outcomes advised After completion of the assessment and approval process
Training/accreditation must be registered to startWithin 30 days of approval
Training/accreditation completion dateBy 18 October 2024

Funding recipients - Round 1

More information

Tourism Business Capability Subsidy guidelines (PDF, 610.1KB)

For any questions on the subsidy, please contact

Last updated: 15 May 2024