The $481.6 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.
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 project location.
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.
To find out more and to apply, go to:
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.
- Program guidelines - Infrastructure Projects Stream Infrastructure Projects Stream Program Guidelines - PDF | 244.6 KB Infrastructure Projects Stream Program Guidelines - DOCX | 296.96 KB
- Program guidelines - Community Investments Stream Community Investments Stream Program Guidelines - PDF | 236.1 KB Community Investments Stream Program Guidelines - DOCX | 300.1 KB
View the grant recipients for round one of the Infrastructure Projects Stream.
View the grant recipients for round one of the Community Investments Stream.