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Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF)

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. Note that parts of the RDA Sydney Region, mainly in outer LGAs, are eligible to apply for funding and potential applicants should use the mapping tool provided by the Department to verify if their location is eligible.

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.

Applications for the current round of both the Infrastructure and Community Investments Stream close at 5pm on 17 December 2017.



Further details - https://www.business.gov.au/assistance/building-better-regions-fund




Grants Funding Directory

List of some key opportunities within Sydney region.


Last Updated: 21 May 2018