Building Better Regions Fund Infrastructure Projects Stream

At a glance

The Infrastructure Projects Stream for the Building Better Regions Fund supports projects which involve the construction of new infrastructure, or the upgrade or extension of existing infrastructure that provide economic and social benefits to regional and remote areas.

  • The minimum grant amount is $20,000.
  • The maximum grant amount is $10 million.

For most projects grant funding will be up to 50% or up to 75% of your eligible project costs. Your location will determine the percentage of grant funding you can receive.

You may apply for a partial or full exemption to your contribution requirement if you can demonstrate that you are experiencing exceptional circumstances.

Who can apply?

At a minimum, you must:

  • Have an Australian Business Number (ABN) 
  • Be one of the following incorporated entities:
    • an incorporated not-for-profit organisation
    • an Australian local government agency or body as defined in appendix A of the grant opportunity guidelines
    • non-distributing co-operative.

Other eligibility requirements apply.

Deadline to apply

Applications for Round 3 closed on 15 November 2018.

Role of RDA Gold Coast

 RDA Gold Coast can help project proponents with introductions to potential project partners, regional intelligence and liaison with government. We will also provide letters of support for projects with strong economic or social benefits for the Gold Coast region.

For enquiries contact Estella Rodighiero on 0411 558 834 or


Get the full details

Click below for full details on the BBRF Infrastructure Projects Stream.

Letter of Support

RDA Gold Coast will provide a letter of support for projects that will help grow a strong and confident Gold Coast economy, create local jobs or provide social benefits for the region.

Click below to submit a request for a letter of support, and we will be in contact to discuss your project.