Gladstone Region RADF

The Gladstone Regional Council Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) is a partnership between the Queensland Government and Gladstone Regional Council to support local arts and culture in regional Queensland.

There are six funding categories:

  1. Developing Regional Skills
  2. Building Community Cultural Capacity
  3. Regional Partnerships
  4. Cultural Tourism
  5. Concept Development
  6. Contemporary Collections / Stories

Local arts and cultural groups and individuals, can apply for funding for specific short-term projects during two rounds each year. 

Out-of-Round submissions are available under the Developing Regional Skills category for professional development opportunities that unexpectedly become available out of the normal local RADF rounds. Applicants are advised processing may take up to six weeks, using an application form downloaded below.

Submissions are assessed through locally determined policy, by a local committee of dedicated arts and community representatives.

RADF promotes the role and value of arts, culture and heritage as key drivers to: support diversity and inclusivity; grow strong regions; and provide training, education and employment opportunities for Queensland artists and local communities. Further news is available online at:

You can download the Gladstone Region Arts & Cultural Policy document at:

Previous recipients announcements can be found here


funding rounds

2021-22 Funding rounds have now closed. 


Gladstone Regional Council RADF Local Funding Priorities Are:


Building project development and arts business skills with mentoring, consulting and training opportunities.


Community arts projects that engage professional community artsworkers to plan, develop, oversee and report on the project. Consideration for opportunities to raise alternative funding support, diversify audiences and promote local interest.


Social media tools to innovate, broaden reach and develop online cultural records for Council’s community collection, including professional photography, new media and soundscapes. 



need help with an application?

For further information or help with an application email or phone 4976 6766.




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