John Douglas Kerr Medal of Distinction Nominations Open

John Douglas Kerr Medal of Distinction Nominations Open

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Nominations are now called for for the John Douglas Kerr Medal of Distinction in Research and Writing Australian History. Nominations close on 31 March 2015.
This is a prestigious history award in Australia. The award is presented at the Queensland Day Dinner on 6 June each year.
Further information on the award, and the criteria the recipients of the award are required to fulfil and details on the previous winners can be found on our John Douglas Kerr Medal of Distinction page.

RHSQ Updates

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On Monday 22 February 2016 the Minister for the Environment, the Hon Greg Hunt MP, announced the opening of the 2015-16 funding round of the Community Heritage and Icons Grants programme. Please see attached Minister Hunt’s media release.

The Community Heritage and Icons Grants programme is providing funding for community groups, to engage with, and raise awareness of, the places recognised on Australia’s National Heritage List.Individual grants of between $2,500 and $10,000 (GST exclusive) are available. Eligible parties are invited to apply for funding, with applications closing on 22 March 2016.

The Department of Environment would appreciate your assistance in forwarding this email onto community groups who may be interested in applying for funding under the programme.

Further information about the 2015-16 funding round, including the application form, is available at:   http://www.environment.gov.au/heritage/grants-and-funding/community-heritage-icons-grants