About T-QUAL Grants
T-QUAL Grants is a competitive merit-based grants program aimed at stimulating sustainable economic growth in the Australian tourism industry.
By providing matched funding to large and small-scale tourism projects, the program aims to increase Australia's supply of quality tourism products and experiences.
The program actively encourages private sector investment in the development of Australia's tourism industry products, services and experiences. It is underpinned by the National Long-Term Tourism Strategy and Tourism 2020. All projects funded under the program must align with Tourism 2020 priorities.
T-QUAL Grants are administered by the Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism and are offered in two separate programs:
On 26 July 2013 the then Minister Assisting for Tourism, Senator the Hon Don Farrell, announced the successful applicants under the 2013 round of T-QUAL Grants – Tourism Quality Projects. Further information on the outcomes of the round and next steps for successful applicants is available on the 2013 round webpage.
Other support for the tourism industry
Tourism grants are just one form of support available to build industry resilience, productivity and quality.
You can access a wide range of other resources developed through Tourism 2020 to support the tourism industry. These include:
Other Australian Government programs target small businesses including:
- Enterprise Connect—which provides tailored business advisory services for small and medium sized businesses, including tourism businesses.
- Business.gov.au—a whole of government service providing information on planning, starting and growing businesses.
For more information about the T-QUAL Grants program:
Phone: 02 6243 7604 (Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm AEST)
Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism
GPO Box 1564
Canberra ACT 2601