Building Better Regions Fund

Building Better Regions Fund

Applications for Infrastructure Projects and Community Investments streams now OPEN

Posted on 12.12.2017

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

Provides organisations with grants of between $20,000 to $10 million to support 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

Provides organisations with grants of between $5,000 to $10 million to fund community activities in regional and remote communities.

Applications CLOSE: 19 December 2017, 5:00 pm AEDT

For more information – program guidelines, previous recipients, application process go to:



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