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Regional Recycling Transport Assistance Package

This is a preview of the Regional Recycling Transport Assistance Package Application Form form. When you’re ready to apply, click Fill Out Now to begin.


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Welcome to the Department of Environment and Science's online grant application portal for the Regional Recycling Transport Assistance Package (RRTAP).

RRTAP will provide funding for the transport costs associated with existing, new or enhanced recycling activities where recyclable material is transported for resource recovery or recycling.

You are required to read the RRTAP Guidelines to understand your eligibility and the department's requirements before proceeding with your application. Access the Guidelines on the department website.


Please read the RRTAP FAQs to assist in completing this application. Access the FAQs on the department website. 

For queries about the RRTAP Guideline, timeframes, or questions in the application form, please contact the Office of Resource Recovery on (07) 3330 5164 or email


Grants for this program will be available to both local governments and private industry to a maximum of $250,000 (GST exclusive) per application.


If a technical error occurs, staff at SmartyGrants are available to help you. Contact them on (03) 9320 6888 during business hours or email and quote your application number. 

Help is available to guide you through using this form - please download the Help Guide for Applicants.

You are strongly encouraged to save your application form every five to 10 minutes to reduce the risk of loss of information. 


The application form must be completed in sequential order.

You need to review your application before you submit it, via the 'Review' button at the bottom of the navigation panel. 

Once you have submitted your application, no further editing or uploading of supporting documents is possible. You will be required to contact the department if you wish to re-open a submitted application form.

When you submit your application form, you will receive an automated confirmation email with a copy of your submitted application attached. This will be sent to the email address that you used to register with SmartyGrants.

If you do not receive a 'confirmation of submission' email, then your application has not been received. 


You will need to upload attachments to support your application. Files can be up to 25MB each; however files up to a maximum of 5MB are recommended - the larger the file, the longer it takes to attach.

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The Department of Environment and Science is collecting personal information in the application form to assess your application for funding and prepare a grant deed should your application be successful.

All personal information you provide in this application form, including all attachments, will be routinely provided to the following parties for assessing the application:

  • Other Queensland Government agencies to assess your application; and
  • External assessment panel members.

Where necessary, information contained in your application may also be provided to the Queensland Minister for Environment and Science and the Minister’s members of staff for reporting purposes (except for information which relates to the Department’s confidentiality obligations).

The department will seek your consent for any use or disclosure outside these specific terms.

If your application is successful, the following information will be routinely published on the Department of Environment and Science’s media platforms:

  • Your organisation’s name
  • Total amount of funding allocated
  • Project name, location and description
  • Project outcomes. 

Your grant application and associated documentation is subject to the Right to Information Act 2009. If you wish to access your personal information that is under the control of the department, you may contact Right to Information Services.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the privacy of your personal information, please contact us.

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