Buy Local Brigade Grants Round 4 closes 2nd October

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For brigades that have not applied in round 4 or had a Buy local Grant funded previously, time is starting to run out.

In rounds 1,2 & 3 the RFBAQ have approved 213 grants. So far we have 180 grants have been fully paid, to a value of $718K, with the average grant application just under $4,000.

If you were successful in rounds 1, 2 or 3 and haven't yet had your supplier/s submit invoices, please do so now!


Want to apply? Go to the dedicated page and download an application


$1,000,000 in Grants for Queensland Rural Fire Brigades - 200 x $5,000 Grants - 100% funded by donations

  • Open to all Queensland brigades
  • Equipment will be purchased by RFBAQ from local suppliers
  • For items not already supplied by the Rural Fire Service
  • One application per brigade


Dates as follows:

Round 1: October 2022 - 15th  December 2022 *closed*

Round 2: January 2023 - 23rd March 2023 *closed*

Round 3 - April 2023 – 12th June 2023 **closed**

Round 4 - 3rd July 2023 - 2nd October 2023 **OPEN NOW**


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