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Department of Transport and Main Roads

Funding sources

To create more walkable communities, local governments may draw upon their own funding sources, or apply for Queensland or Australian Government grants. The following funding sources may assist local governments to plan, design, construct and maintain walking infrastructure:

Local Government funding streams

  • Transport infrastructure programs – design, construction, maintenance, rehabilitation and road safety
  • Sport and recreation programs 
  • Councillor discretionary funds 
  • Development assessment conditions 
  • Local Government Infrastructure Plans (LGIPs) 
  • As part of adjacent road projects.

Queensland Government grants

Australian Government grants

Disclaimer: While every care has been taken in preparing this list, it is not exhaustive and requires further investigation for suitability and eligibility by applicants. Individual funding rounds may open and close at different times.

Last updated 01 February 2024