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QDEP Round 15 successful recipients announced

04 September 2020

Round 15 of the Queensland Destination Events Program (QDEP) has been announced, with $420,000 in funding to support 22 events across 10 regions around the state.


Event name Destination Dates
Torian Pro Brisbane 2021 (TBC)
Redland Strawberry Festival Brisbane TBC
Capricorn Music Festival Capricorn 13-17 January 2021
Under the Trees Music and Arts Festival Gladstone September 2021
SWELL Sculpture Festival Gold Coast 11-20 September 2020
Gold Coast World Masters Gold Coast 14-19 October 2020
Beach Rugby Australia - Spring Festival 2020 Gold Coast 13-15 November 2020
Queensland State Cup Gold Coast 27-29 November 2020
Crafted Festival Gold Coast TBC
Rumble on the Reef Mackay 21 September-3 October 2020
Motorcycle Beach Races Mackay 4 July 2021
Beat the Heat Festival Outback Queensland 10-12 September 2021
Outback Paddle Regatta Festival Outback Queensland 18-19 September 2021
Blackbutt Avocado Festival Southern Queensland Country 11 September 2021
Miles Back to the Bush Festival Southern Queensland Country TBC
The Old Woman Ocean Paddle  Sunshine Coast 5 September 2020
Mitchell Creek Rock n Blues Fest Sunshine Coast 17-20 September 2020
Hamilton Island Triathlon and Whitehaven Beach Ocean Swim Weekend  The Whitsundays 21-22 November 2020
Outback-by-the-Sea Festival (formerly Karumba Barra and Blues)  Tropical North Queensland  26 September-5 October 2020 
Port Shorts Film Festival  Tropical North Queensland 15-17 October 2020
Cairns Amateurs Carnival  Tropical North Queensland 9-11 September 2020
Winds of Zenadth Cultural Festival  Tropical North Queensland   TBC 

*event details correct at time of publication