Hooning hotspot business grants

Purpose

Hooning Hotspot Business Grants aim to provide financial support to businesses in identified areas with high levels of reported hooning incidents.

Grants are open for businesses to implement target hardening measures including CCTV, lighting, signage etc.

The purpose of these grants is to assist in the detection and reduction of hooning offences in these identified areas across the City of Logan. These locations have been identified in partnership with the Queensland Police Service and are based on local police statistics. 

The Hooning Hotspot Grants are now closed.

Please find below identified streets. If your business is situated in or adjacent to these streets, you are eligible to apply for this grant. 

Identified Hooning Hotspots in Logan

Street name Suburb
Chapman Drive     Beenleigh
Frank Heck Close     Beenleigh
Harburg Drive     Beenleigh
Australand Drive     Berrinba
Wayne Goss Drive     Berrinba
Peter Way     Berrinba
Rod Golledge Drive     Berrinba
Eastern Road     Browns Plains
Enterprise Way     Browns Plains
Webber Drive     Browns Plains
Magnesium Drive     Crestmead
Radium Street     Crestmead
Platinum Street     Crestmead
Rai Drive     Crestmead
Centenary Place     Logan Village
Burchill Street     Loganholme
Yarrabilba Drive     Yarrabilba
Waterford Tamborine Road     Yarrabilba
Mt Lindesay Highway Service Road     Park Ridge
Moss Street  Slacks Creek

Outlining what funding is available

Businesses who are eligible can apply for funding for the supply and installation of target hardening measures. This includes cameras, lighting and/ or signage etc. to be affixed to the external perimeter of the premises. 

As part of the grant assessment process, the final allocation of funds is dependent on a site assessment completed in consultation with the applicant and Logan City Council and Queensland Police Service. 

Timeframe

The Hooning Hotspot Grants are now closed.

Eligibility

Who can apply:

To be eligible for this grant applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Your business is legally registered in Australia and has a current Australian Business Number. 
  • Your business must have current Public Liability insurance for $20 million.
  • Your business is within a known or reported hooning hotspot. To find out if your business is located within a known or reported hooning area please see the Identified Hooning Hotspots in Logan table above.  
  • You agree to have your premises assessed by Logan City Council and Queensland Police Service.

What we can fund: 

  • Target hardening measures that meet the purpose of these grants and address the criteria for funding. 
  • Target hardening measures for business in areas with known or reported hooning issues.
  • Target hardening measures that benefit the Logan community, particularly in relation to hooning. 

What we can’t fund:

  • Costs associated with the running of your business (e.g. salaries, insurance, electricity, rates, telephone and rent). 
  • Incomplete applications.
  • Applications from businesses with overdue acquittals and or debts to Council. 
  • Targeted hardening measures that don’t contribute to the detection and reduction of hooning offences and/ or solely benefit the applicant (e.g. internal CCTV cameras).

Conditions of funding

Due to limited funding, not every application that meets the eligibility criteria may receive a grant. Grant applications will be prioritised based on need which will be determined by Logan City Council and Queensland Police Service via a site assessment. This will be completed in consultation with the applicant. 

If you are successful with receiving a grant you will need to enter into a funding agreement with Council. This will include complying with the following conditions:

  • Your business agrees to provide Queensland Police Service with footage captured via council funded CCTV cameras when requested by police. 
  • Your business agrees to maintain all equipment and bear the cost of any ongoing maintenance/ repairs required.
  •  Replacement of any equipment after finalisation of the grant process is the applicant’s responsibility. 
  • All funding must be used as outlined in the application.
  • You must implement the agreed target hardening measures within 2 months of receiving funding.
  • Approval for variations to the application must be obtained in writing from Logan City Council.
  • You must provide a copy of your current public liability insurance for $20 million. 
  • Your business must have a current Australian Business Number.
  • Any funding not expended for the agreed purpose must be returned to Council by 30 June 2022.
  • The funding must be acquitted within 4 weeks following the installation of target hardening measures. This includes providing copies of all receipts as well as photos of the target hardening measure/s to Logan City Council. 

Application process 

The Hooning Hotspot Grants are now closed.

Assessment criteria

All applications are assessed to determine eligibility by a panel comprising a Logan City Council officer and a Queensland Police officer.  All decisions of the funding body (Logan City Council) are final.  

The assessment criteria are outlined below:

  • The applicant’s business is legally registered in Australia and is within a known or reported hooning hotspot.
  • The applicant has identified appropriate target hardening measures that will help to detect and reduce hooning offences in Logan. (This will be determined via a site assessment in consultation with the application, Logan City Council and Queensland Police Service). 
  • The applicant has agreed to the adhere to the conditions of funding. 

Contact Details 

Logan City Council’s Community Safety Program
Phone: 07 3412 4617
Email: Safecity@logan.qld.gov.au