Councillor Discretionary Funds

Councillor Discretionary Funds for the 2016/17 Financial Year(PDF, 639KB)

Councillor Discretionary Funds for the 2015/16 Financial Year(PDF, 710KB)

Councillor Discretionary Funds for the 2014/15 Financial Year(PDF, 349KB) 

Councillor Discretionary Funds for the 2013/14 Financial Year(PDF, 424KB)

Availability Statement

The Mayor and Councillors of Rockhampton Regional Council have been allocated the following Discretionary Funds for use in assisting eligible community organisations across the Region during the 2016/2017 Financial Year:

Mayor                             $ 10,000.00
Councillors                      $  5,000.00

Councillors are allocated discretionary funds to use in assisting eligible community organisations across the Region.  These funds are used at a Councillor's discretion to provide one-off donations in any of the following ways:

  • To spend for a community purpose;
  • To allocate for capital works of Council that are for a community purpose, but only with the approval of -
    • If the Councillor is the Mayor - the Deputy Mayor and the Chief Executive Officer; or
    • Otherwise - the Mayor and the Chief Executive Officer; or
  • To allocate to a community organisation for a community purpose

Councillors have the discretion of allocating those funds in accordance with the Community Grants Policy(PDF, 48KB)  and the criteria as set out in the Community Grants Procedure – Councillor’s Discretionary Funds(PDF, 40KB) .

Community organisations wishing to apply for funds should complete a Councillor Discretionary Fund Application Form(PDF, 587KB) and submit to an address nominated by the Councillor, or to the Councillor c/- Rockhampton Regional Council, PO Box 1860, Rockhampton Qld 4700.

Applications for funds from the Councillor’s Discretionary Funds for this current financial year close on 30 June 2017.