Sport and Recreation Disaster Recovery Program

The Sport and Recreation Disaster Recovery Program supports not-for-profit sport and recreation organisations with relief efforts to re-establish their facilities and activities following natural disasters.  This program provides funding to eligible organisations within areas declared under the Queensland Government Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements (NDRRA)( ).

What assistance is available?
The program provides funding of up to $25,000 for eligible organisations in relation to damage caused by ex-Tropical Cyclone Oswald and associated rainfall and flooding.
Eligible sport and recreation organisations in the local government areas below can request funding to:
• replace equipment and operational items (including office and canteen equipment); and/or
• repair/restore damage to sport and recreation infrastructure; and /or
• mitigate the effect of future damage due to a similar natural disaster event, to damaged sport and recreation infrastructure.

Aurukun, Banana, Brisbane, Burdekin, Burke, Cairns, Carpentaria, Cassowary Coast, Central Highlands, Cherbourg, Cloncurry, Cook, Doomadgee, Etheridge, Gladstone, Gold Coast, Goondiwindi, Hinchinbrook, Hope Vale, Ipswich, Isaac, Kowanyama, Lockhart River, Logan, Mackay, Mapoon, McKinlay, Moreton Bay, Mornington, Napranum, Northern Peninsula Area, Palm Island, Pompuraaw, Redland, Rockhampton, Scenic Rim, Somerset, South Burnett, Southern Downs, Sunshine Coast, Tablelands, Toowoomba, Torres, Torres Strait Islands, Western Downs, Whitsunday, Wujal Wujal and Yarrabah (excluding any local government area declared as a Category C area under the NDRRA).

Important dates

11 February 2013 - applications open
10 May 2013 - applications close
15 November 2013 - completion of program and final acquittal

Not all applications may be successful. Projects demonstrating the highest need in terms of re-establishing sport and recreation activity will take precedence.

Please contact your nearest Sport and Recreation Office for further advice:

Rockhampton Regional Office: Ph: 4938 4805
Up to 22/02/13 – Ground Floor, 36 East Street, Rockhampton
From 25/02/13 – 61 Yeppoon Road, Parkhurst
Emerald Area Office: Ph: 4982 1510
99 Hospital Road, Emerald


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 2016 Under 14 and Under 16 Carnival 6-A-Side
After much consideration and feedback from clubs we have reduced this carnival to a 6-A-Side competition. Southside United Football Club would like to extend an invitation to all Central Queensland Junior Football Clubs to nominate team/s in Under 14 and Under 16 sides.
Carnival Date: - 16th, 17th and 18th September 2016, the first weekend of the September school holidays.
Nomination Due Date: - Nominations will close 5pm, Friday, 2nd September 2016.
Nomination Fee: - A $150.00 nomination fee, per team (10 players maximum per team), is required with your nomination forms. Should the carnival be cancelled a full refund of $150.00 by direct bank deposit to your clubs nominated bank account will be arranged.
Should you wish to nominate your team/s without your team list/s completed, please do so by the initial closing date, Friday, 2nd September 2016. Please have your completed team list to us by Monday 12th September 2016. If nomination forms are emailed, fees must be paid by Monday 5th September 2016.
Bank account details for direct debit are as follows:-
Account Name: Southside United Football Club
BSB: 014 690
Account Number: 394435399
Please use as reference your club name.
Click on links below for for Nomination Forms.
U14 Nomination Form
U16 Nomination Form

Kind regards
Helen Tracey
Carnival Coordinator
Southside United Sports Club
Mobile: 0458 122 100
84 Wandal Road, WANDAL QLD 4700
ABN 84 321 220 147

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John Kosmina Football Clinic


Bluebirds United FC together with Southside United are hosting the John Kosmina Football Clinic at Jardine Park on 28/29 September. This is a unique opportunity for players aged 7-15 in our region to train with world class and experienced coaches and ex-national senior players. 
The cost for the two days is $199. Participants receive a free ball and t-shirt. Interested in taking your game to the next level? 
Contact 0407 968 037 or
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Bluebirds Football Academy 4 Oct-1 Dec 2016: Call for Coaches
Bluebirds Football is seeking expressions of interest from great coaches for its Football Academy in 2016. 
All equipment is provided with coaching coordinators managing the Coaching teams in respective groups.
You must have your coaching accreditation and a valid Bluecard.


For interested Coaches or if you have any questions, please contact the Football Development Manager William Gemmell on 0413 888 896 or email

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