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Partnership Program

The City welcomes opportunities to collaborate on new and innovative events. Events need to return a high economic benefit to the city.

Partnership Program eligibility criteria

To be considered for support through this program, applicants must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  1. Applications may only be submitted by a business, organisation, or government agency (including government business enterprises).
  2. The applicant must have operated for at least two consecutive financial years, and the entity must currently be solvent.
  3. The applicant must demonstrate how the event, activity or initiative meets at least one of the City’s Corporate Plan themes: people, place, and prosperity.
  4. The applicant must demonstrate where the event, activity or initiative aligns with at least one of Economic Development’s strategic priorities.

In addition to the above eligibility criteria, the applicant must meet a minimum of two or more of following criteria:

The City may only approve one application per organisation per financial year.

Applications must be submitted a minimum of three months prior to the initiative. The City will assess each application and notify the applicant no later than six weeks from the date of receiving the application of the outcome.

Each determination, interpretation or other action made or taken by the City with respect to an application will be at the discretion of the City and shall be final, conclusive and binding upon an applicant or applicants.

Contact us to apply

Contact our team by emailing brief details about your event and how you meet the eligibility criteria. Email:

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