Regional Arts Development Fund

The Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) is a partnership between state and local governments which invests in quality arts and cultural experiences across Queensland based on locally determined priorities.

2016-2017 RADF Funding Rounds

Round One has now closed

Round Two has now closed.

Round Three closes Monday 22nd May 2017. For projects commencing after 1 July 2017. 

Application forms (in pdf and .docx formats) are available for download below.


  1. Individual Professional Development
  2. Skills Development Workshops
  3. Creative Development of new work
  4. Cultural tourism
  5. Exhibitions and collections/ stories
  6. Regional partnerships
  7. Concept development
  8. Arts events, festivals and performance 

Category One applications may be submitted as Quick Response Grants at any time. Please refer to the RADF Guidelines for further information.


Before submitting an application form please read the RADF Guidelines and Artist eligibility.  It is highly recommended to contact the RADF liaison officer prior to submitting an application.

Outcome reporting

Successful applicants are required to submit an Outcome Report 8 weeks after the conclusion of their project or event.

A list of successful applicants from previous rounds is available. 


For more information please contact Rockhampton Regional Council on 4932 9000 or email

All applications are to be addressed to:
RADF Liaison Officer
Rockhampton Regional Council
PO Box 1860
Rockhampton Qld 4700