Building Better Regions Fund- Round 3 (not yet open)

Following the success of the first round, a further $200 million has been allocated to deliver a third round of the Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF).

In order to improve our regional success rate through competitive federal funding programs, RDA Goldfields-Esperance is seeking EARLY expressions of interest from regionally based organisations with a project that meets the BBRF criteria and will be competitive across the 4 assessment criteria. Further info here:

Please contact RDAGE without delay to discuss your project:

P 0417 959 458



Regional Growth Fund- Applications now closed

On 2 March 2018, the Hon Dr John McVeigh MP, Minister for Regional Development, Territories and Local Government, announced the opening for Initial Applications to the $272.2 million Regional Growth Fund.

The Regional Growth Fund will provide grants of $10 million or more for major transformative projects which support long-term economic growth and create jobs in regions undergoing structural adjustment.

Projects must be located in Australia and in an eligible area or, if your project is located in an excluded area, you must clearly demonstrate how economic benefits flow directly into an eligible area. A mapping tool is available to assist applicants determine the project or benefit location.

Selection of projects will be undertaken in two stages. Stage One requires submission of an Initial Application for competitive assessment. Stage Two is for the submission of a Full Business Case. Only successful applications to the Initial Application will be invited to submit a Full Business Case.

Stage One applications closed on 27 April 2018.