Healthy and Physical Activity Grants 2016-17 recipients

The following Healthy and Physical Activity Grant projects were approved in 2016-17.

Successful recipients received funding for projects to increase participation in community sport, recreation and physical activity in Brisbane. 

2016-17 recipients for the Healthy and Physical Activity Grant by organisation, project summary and amount approved.
OrganisationProjectAmount approved
Australian Catholic University Ltd16-week futsal competition and education program for youth from refugee and migrant backgrounds$7500
Afghan Students' Association UQ auspiced by Queensland Afghan Community Association Inc.Fortnightly sporting gathering where participants rotate between five sporting activities (soccer, volleyball, basketball, swimming lessons and martial arts)$6600
Brisbane District Bowls Association Inc.Create a pathway for lawn bowls to be introduced into schools$7500
Brisbane Mens' and Womens' Basketball Association Inc.Weekly session of walking basketball including a warm-up, skills session, game and warm down$9739.82
Inala Community HouseFacilitate young people in Inala to play soccer, access facilities and participate in club sport$7500
Islamic Council of Queensland Eight-week shape up challenge (nutrition, exercise and healthy lifestyle choices) aimed at women in the Islamic community$7500
Play List Group36-week program of specialised swimming lessons for children with special needs at Council's Manly Pool$9578
The Young Men's Christian Association of BrisbaneMultiple 12-week health and wellness support programs for cancer survivors$10,000
Wesley Mission QueenslandAccessible, low-impact fitness training for homeless and disadvantaged people$5278
Youth Plus Foundation LtdEight-week boxing program targeted at young people who have experienced complex trauma.$7689


Last updated:7 May 2019
Topics: grants active