Financial acquittal

Organisations receiving funding under the Building our Regions program have responsibilities when acquitting project funding in accordance with the funding agreement.

The Financial acquittal and assurance policy (PDF icon 85 KB) will also apply to some councils.

Building our Regions funding acknowledgement guide

All local government recipients of the Building our Regions program funding are required to acknowledge the Queensland Government and the program on all printed and electronic materials associated with program funded projects.

This acknowledgement consists of the Queensland Government crest and a short statement.

Funding acknowledgement guide (PDF icon 1.1 MB)

Funding acknowledgement statement

All materials prepared in association with the program funded project must include the following acknowledgement:

"Proudly funded by the Queensland Government's Building our Regions program."

If there is more than one funding contributor, the acknowledgement must include the Queensland Government first and then name each contributor in order of the value provided:

"Proudly funded by the Queensland Government in association with <other contributor name> and <other contributor name>."

If the Australian Government has provided funding then they must be acknowledged first, followed by the Queensland Government, and then name each contributor in order of the value provided:

"Jointly funded by the Australian Government and Queensland Government in association with <other contributor name> and <other contributor name>."

Queensland Government crest usage

The funding acknowledgement statement is to be accompanied by the Queensland Government crest. Please note the example below:

Proudly funded by the
Queensland Government's
Building our Regions program
Queensland Government Coat of Arms

The crest is available in colour or mono and in various file formats to fit the intended purpose. Minimum size restrictions apply.

Using the Queensland Government crest

The crest should appear in the bottom right hand corner of all materials. If there is more than one funding contributor, place the logos in order of the value provided from left to right.

      Mono Mono reverse Maroon
Option 1: two-line stacked logo (preferred)
Preferred logo for all printed and electronic communication.

Minimum size 20mm high
Queensland Government Coat of Arms - mono two-line stacked EPS 463 KB 435 KB 490 KB
JPG 783 KB   457 KB
PNG 17 KB 17 KB 157 KB
Option 2: one-line stacked logo
This option is the preferred option when displayed alongside the Australian Government logo.
Minimum size 18mm high
Queensland Government Coat of Arms - mono one-line stacked EPS 451 KB 435 KB  
JPG 778 KB    
PNG 19 KB 19 KB  

Project signage template

Local governments must also acknowledge funding contributions through signage at the project site. Local governments are to ensure the project signage is installed at the project site at least 30 days prior to construction commencement. Please read the funding acknowledgement guide (PDF icon 1.1 MB) for further details.

Where funding should be acknowledged

Any project-related materials that refer to the Queensland Government and the Building our Regions program are to be approved in advance by the Department of State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning.

Project-related materials that must include funding acknowledgement statements include, but are not limited to:

  • media releases and speeches associated with the funded activity
  • speeches for a launch or official event
  • invitations or registration brochures and conference programs
  • brochures and posters
  • project and event signage
  • TV, radio and newspaper advertisements
  • printed documents associated with the project
  • annual reports
  • newsletters
  • social media and multimedia material including websites, videos and CDs.

More information

To access the Queensland Government crest files and Building our Regions signage templates, please refer to the funding acknowledgement guide (PDF icon 1.1 MB) and the Queensland Government crest section above.

For more information or assistance, please contact the Building our Regions project team.

  • Phone: +61 7 3452 7377 or 13 QGOV (13 74 68)
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