This program provides funding for infrastructure projects and community investment that will create jobs, drive economic growth and build stronger regional communities into the future. Both streams will open on 18 January 2017. The Infrastructure Projects Stream closed at 5pm local time on 28 February 2017 and the Community Investments Stream will close at 5pm local time on 31 March 2017.
The $297.7 million Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF) supports the Australian Government’s commitment to create jobs, drive economic growth and build stronger regional communities into the future.
The program will fund projects in regional Australia outside the major capital cities of Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide, and Canberra. A mapping tool is available to assist applicants determine the eligibility of their project location.
There are two streams of funding available under the program:
For further information visit www.business.gov.au/assistance/building-better-regions-fund