On 23 November 2016 the Australian Government announced the release of the program guidelines for the new Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF) - to replace the National Stronger Regions Fund (NSRF).
The BBRF will invest $297.7 million over four years in infrastructure projects and community investments to create jobs, drive economic growth and build stronger regional communities into the future.
Grants are available through two funding streams; Infrastructure Projects and Community Investments.
The Department of Industry, Innovation and Science's AusIndustry Business Grants Hub is responsible for administering the program on behalf of the Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development (this includes grant application, enquiries and project management activities).
Applications open 18 January 2017 and close 28 February 2017 (Infrastructure Projects Stream) and 31 March 2017 (Community Investments Stream).
Program guidelines, the application form, contact details for enquiries and other programme information is available on www.business.gov.au/bbrf
You can check your areas eligibility to apply for BBRF funding. A mapping tool to confirm your area's eligibility can be found here.
Please contact our Executive Officer, Ian Pritchard on 0431 402 919 or email@example.com with any queries.
Further information on grant and funding opportunities can be found on our website www.rdagoldcoast.org.au