Cassowary Coast Regional Council

Sports Bursary Program Sports Bursary Program

Cassowary Coast Regional Council is committed to providing opportunities to junior athletes by providing a suite of Sports Bursaries to promote, encourage and sustain sporting participation and healthy life styles in the Cassowary Coast – A Great Place to Be

Six bursaries packages of $750 and branded polo shirt each will be made available annually consisting of:

1.   Junior Sports Female (Age 8-12) - $750 and branded polo shirt packages.

2.   Junior Sports Male (Age 8-12) - $750 and branded polo shirt packages.

3.   Senior Sports Female (Age 13-18) - $750 and branded polo shirt packages.

4.   Senior Sports Male (Age 13-18) - $750 and branded polo shirt packages.

5.   Junior Indigenous Sports Person (Age 8-12) - $750 and branded polo shirt packages.

6.   Senior Indigenous Sports Person (Age 13-18) - $750 and branded polo shirt packages.


Criteria for Assessment

Applicants must meet all of the following criteria:

  • Nominations must be made on this form.
  • Must be an Australian citizen and a permanent resident of the Cassowary Coast Regional Council area.
  • Must not be a professional athlete
  • Supporting evidence of sporting achievements to date must be attached to the nomination form ie official team listing from recognised sporting governing body, invitation letter from sanctioning body)
  • Nominees can not be nominated for the same category in which they have already won an award.
  • Nomination forms must be received by 4.30pm Wednesday 15th July 2020.

Conditions on Application

  • All Sports Bursary applicants subject to these terms and conditions
  • Image to be provided as part of application (winners to be promoted in Council media release)
  • The Application must be signed and fully completed including supporting documentation
  • All successful applicants must provide appropriate acknowledgement of Council sponsorship support in any media ie social media, paper, radio, public engagement.

How nominations will be judged

The judging panel will consist of Mayor, one divisional Councillor and three independent persons in the community. They will make their decisions based on the criteria for each award and the information provided with the nominations forms.  The panel's decisions are final and no correspondence will be entered into regarding their decision.


Download Application form


Post Copy:              Chief Executive Officer        

                                Cassowary Coast Regional Council

                                PO Box 887,  INNISFAIL   Qld   4860

                                Ph: 1300 763 903  

or               Email to:

Hand Deliver:          Chief Executive Officer                         or              Chief Executive Officer

                                Cassowary Coast Regional Council                      Cassowary Coast Regional Council

                                PO Box 887,  INNISFAIL   Qld   4860                    Civic Centre, 38-40 Bryant St                                                      Ph: 1300 763 903                                                 Tully Q 4854


For further information please contact Kath Hansen (Community Development Officer) on Ph: 40302255 or Email: