The Event Support Fund recognises the benefits of events to our community and municipality, including tourism and the local economy.
Through this program, Council provides assistance to new and existing events that provide significant social and economic benefits to our communities. Support will be considered for events that meet one of the following:
- New or emerging events
- Existing events which provide significant economic and/or social benefit to the region
- Existing events that have been funded for more than three years will have to show a new or innovative element to their event to continue to receive funding.
Event support is available in the form of event sponsorship and/or logistical support.
- Community events can apply for up to $1,000
- Minor events can apply for up to $2,000
- Large events can to apply for up to $5,000
|Applications open||Monday, 17 May 2021 at 8am|
|Applications close||Monday, 12 July at 5pm|
||Successful applicants will be advised late August 2021|
|Event must occur
||before 30th June 2022|
Should you require more information contact should be made with Council ‘s Economic Development and Events Officer.
Regardless of where the event is held, event organisers must understand the obligations under the Public Event Framework to ensure they submit documentation based on the self-assessed tier (1, 2 or 3).
For more information please visit the Victorian Government website - Public events - Information for organisers. If you have any questions regarding your requirements with the Victorian Government please email the Department of Jobs Precincts and Regions public events team at COVIDSafeEvents@ecodev.vic.gov.au.
Additional COVID Safe information will need to be provided to Council, should your event be held on Council owned or managed grounds.
The Victorian Guidelines for Planning Safe Public Events have been developed through the collaboration of multiple agencies to present best practice for organisers in planning and executing events across Victoria.
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