Building Better Regions Fund

The $641.6 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.

For Round 3, $200 million is available, with up to $45 million of this funding earmarked to support tourism related infrastructure projects.

There are two streams of funding available under the program:

  • Infrastructure Projects Stream
  • Community Investments Stream
Infrastructure Projects Stream

The Infrastructure Projects Stream 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.

Community Investments Stream

The Community Investments Stream funds the following community activities, new or expanded local events, strategic regional plans, and leadership and capability strengthening activities These projects will deliver economic and social benefits to regional and remote communities. Infrastructure activities are not eligible for the Community Investments Stream.

Please see below information for grant guidelines, frequently asked questions and fact sheets.

  • BBRF Round 3 – Am I Ready to Apply FINAL
  • BBRF Round 3 FAQ FINAL
  • Building Better Regions Fund Community Investments Stream Grant Opportunity Guidelines
  • Building Better Regions Fund Infrastructure Projects Stream Grant Opportunity Guidelines
  • Fact Sheet BBRF Community Investments Round 3 FINAL
  • Fact Sheet BBRF Infrastructure Projects Round 3 FINAL

Applications close 17th November 2018