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How Queenslanders are commemorating

Communities across Queensland have put the funds available through the Anzac Centenary grants programs to good use. More than 273 projects are underway or have already been completed to commemorate the role played by Queenslanders in the First World War or significant military anniversaries.

While each is unique to the region and the local community, most projects involve:

  • undertaking historical research
  • acquiring and preserving war memorabilia
  • restoring or enhancing memorials or honour boards
  • hosting commemorative activities.

Here are just a few of the many exciting projects undertaken by Queensland Anzac Centenary grantees:

Read more grant project profiles for details on other Anzac Centenary projects from around Queensland, and discover even more stories in our magazine, Salute.

Grants now open


Spirit of Service grant program

The Lasting Legacies large grants program provides grants from $20,001 to $80,000. The final round is open and accepting applications until 9 pm Sunday, 25 February 2018.

The Spirit of Service Anzac Centenary small grants program provides grants of up to $20,000. The final round is open and accepting applications until Sunday, 4 March 2018.

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Successful round four Spirit of Service recipients (PDF, 65KB)—20 successful applicants have been announced as the round four Spirit of Service grants program recipients.

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Lasting Legacies round five recipients (PDF, 55KB)—4 successful applicants have been announced as the round five Lasting Legacies grants program recipients.

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