The Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) is a partnership between the Queensland Government and Council which invests in quality arts and cultural experiences based on priorities determined locally.
The Committee advise Council officers on matters relating to the Douglas RADF program and broader arts strategy.
The Committee assesses RADF Community Grant applications and meet 4 times per funding year across two funding rounds.
RADF promotes the role and value of arts, culture, and heritage as key drivers to support diversity and inclusivity; grow strong regions; and provide training, education and employment opportunities for Queensland artists and local communities.
Applications close at midnight 31 December 2023.
Eligibility & Criteria
To be eligible to apply applicants must live, work, study or have connections to the Douglas Shire region, and meet at least one of the following selection criteria:
- Background, experience or expertise in visual arts, performing arts, arts administration, public art, and/or curatorial, architecture, design, heritage or other arts-related disciplines.
- Be a representative from a local arts related organisation with demonstrated knowledge, experience, or interest in arts, culture, the creative industries or place-based industries.