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The 2018–19 Local Government Levy Ready Grants Program (LGLRGP) provides $5 million in funding to assist local councils with their waste disposal facility infrastructure upgrades prior to the introduction of the waste disposal levy in 2019.

Funding applications for the 2018–19 program open on 31 August 2018. Local councils will be notified directly with more information about how and when to apply.

Eligible projects

The funding can be used for a range of improvements including:

  • IT upgrades, security, utilities, traffic control and/or any other necessary upgrades—for local government waste disposal facilities with an environmental authority to dispose of more than 2,000 tonnes of waste
  • weighbridges, weighbridge gatehouses, IT upgrades, security, utilities, traffic control and/or any other necessary upgrades—for local government waste disposal facilities with an environmental authority to dispose of more than 5,000 tonnes of waste.

Forms and resources

Key dates

  • Applications open Friday 31 August 2018.
  • Applications close 5 pm Friday 12 October 2018.

Contact information

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Northern Region

Cairns Office: 07 4037 3407 or 4037 3411
Townsville Office: 07 4758 3472
Rockhampton Office: 07 4758 3472

Southern Region

Brisbane Office: 07 3452 6762
Toowoomba Office: 07 4616 7315
Maroochydore Office: 07 5352 9711
Maryborough Office: 07 4122 0410

Brisbane

Program Office: 07 3452 6729