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Explore this page to discover the latest news and updates from City of Perth, from media releases and council agendas to public notices and expressions of interest.

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Grants, awards and sponsorship

The City of Perth offers a wide range of grants and sponsorships to event organisers, community organisations and businesses in the arts, recreation, community, events and business sectors. Grants and sponsorships help recipients to deliver quality programs, events and services which are of great benefit to Perth and our community, bringing a wide range of social and economic returns to the city.

  • Venue Support Grants

    The City of Perth has the ability to provide assistance to eligible groups via waiving of venue and reserve hire fees through Venue Support Grants. Venue Support Grants are intended for use by the community, in order to increase the use of Council managed venues and reserves for meetings, forums, projects, activities and events.


    • Community Places (up to $7,500).
    • Perth Town Hall (up to $2,500).

    Applicants must have already booked a City of Perth managed venue or reserve and obtained a cost estimate for the booking.

    Key dates

    Applications can be submitted at any time, however must be submitted at least 12 weeks prior to the use of the reserve or venue. Interested applicants should refer to the Venue Support Grant Guidelines to determine their eligibility, assessment criteria and information on how to apply.

For information of programs available please visit the Grants and Sponsorship page.

Tenders and expressions of interest

Find the latest information on tenders currently being advertised, tenders received and those tenders which have been awarded.


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