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.


Due to the number of requests for Rounds 1 and 2, the Rockhampton RADF will be limited to Category 1 professional development grants until funds are exhausted.  Category 1 applications can be accepted at any time.

Round 1 - CLOSED Monday 29 October 2018. For projects that will start after 1 December 2018.

Round 2 - CLOSED 11 February 2019. For projects that will start after 6 March 2019.



 Early advice on applications can be sought by contacting the RADF Liaison office on the details below.

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. Applications can be submitted via email to

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