Council's Events Assistance Program is designed to assist local community events which benefit the local economy and attract visitors to the region. The program is open to not-for-profit organisations that can apply for funding and in-kind support twice a year for their events.
Events with proven success of at least two years can apply for multi-year funding of up to three years in the one application form. All events requesting 100 per cent in-kind assistance (for activities such as field or venue hire, traffic management and waste services) will receive 10 bonus points in the scoring review. Applications received outside Council’s formal application periods will be held until the next round of the program is open.
Successful events must: