Regional Arts Development Fund

Currently looking for new members of the RADF Assessment Committee. A group of locally based artists and arts workers with a passion for community development. Full training is provided with a commitment of approximately 6 meetings per year.

People from all backgrounds, age groups and sectors are encouraged to apply.

To nominate, complete the application form below and email your CV along with the form to by Friday 16 February.



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.

Dates for the 2017-2018 RADF Funding Rounds are as follows

Round 1 - Closes 13 November 2017, for projects commencing after 12 December 2017

Round 2 - Closes 12 February 2018, for projects commencing after 22 March 2018

Round 3 - Closes 28 May 2018, for projects commencing after 27 June 2018


 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