Grant for businesses open for Accessible Tourism 2023

 Wednesday, March 22, 2023 


As part of $12 million Accessible Tourism Queensland Fund, applications open for $9 million financial assistance to make accessibility better for tourism experiences. 2023 Year of Accessible Tourism identifies the unexplored possibilities in terms of accessible tourism of $1.8 billion per annum when counting the travel party.

On the Gold Coast on 28th April, Palaszczuk Government declared as important sponsor for Accessible and Inclusive Tourism Conference.

Now, applications are open for $8 million Accessible Tourism Infrastructure grants. It ranges between $25,000 to $500,000 to help small and medium sized tourism and events businesses and develop ease of use through upgrades of infrastructure, assistive equipment and technology.

Also, applications are now open for the recent $1 million Accessible Tourism Enablers grants. It provides the grant between $50,000 to $250,000 and support not-for-profit peak and organizations related to disability services to make products that turn visitor experiences more comprehensive.

Stirling Hinchliffe, Minister for Tourism and Sport, joined Paralympian Rachael Watson AOM at the Riverlife kayaking adventures at Brisbane this morning to open the grants ahead of the Brisbane 2032 Legacy Forum from tomorrow.

The new grants are part of $12 million investment of the Palaszczuk Government in the 2023 Year of Accessible Tourism. It’s a thrilling opportunity to exhibit the commitment of Queensland to make Brisbane 2032 the most accessible and inclusive sporting event in the world.

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