Regional Growth Fund

About the Program

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

Selection of projects will be undertaken in two stages. Stage One required the submission of an Initial Application for competitive assessment. Stage Two is for the submission of a Full Business Case.

Initial Applications closed on 27 April 2018.

Individual grants will be published on the Australian Government’s grants information system GrantsConnect at www.grants.gov.au and on this webpage.

The following grants have been awarded to date:

Applicant OrganisationProject NameProject LocationStateGrant Amount

Eurobodalla Shire Council

Construction of Regional Aquatic, Arts and Leisure Precinct, Mackay Park

Batemans Bay

New South Wales

$25,000,000

Norco Co-operative Limited

Upgrade and Expansion of Norco Co-operative Ice Cream Business Unit

South Lismore

New South Wales

$14,961,625

Northern Territory of Australia

Construction of Katherine Flood Mitigation and Headworks Project

Katherine

Northern Territory

$11,000,000

BBD Brewery

Construction of Bundaberg Brewed Drinks Super Brewery

Bundaberg

Queensland

$19,000,000

Honeycombes Property Group

Construction of Townsville Marine Tourism Precinct

Townsville

Queensland

$15,000,000

Rhinemetall Nioa Munitions Pty Ltd

Construction of Projectile Forging Plant

Maryborough

Queensland

$28,500,000

Rockhampton Regional Council

Construction of South Rockhampton Flood Levee

Port Curtis

Queensland

$25,000,000

City of Mount Gambier

Construction of Mount Gambier Regional Sport and Recreation Centre

Mount Gambier

South Australia

$15,000,000

Simplot Australia

Upgrade of potato processing facility

Ulverstone

Tasmania

$12,000,000

Swan Hill Rural City Council

Construction of Foreshore Redevelopment and Upgrade of Public Use Areas in Northern Victoria

Multiple Locations

Victoria and
New South Wales

$16,803,000

Yarra Ranges Shire Council

Construction of Rivers and Ridges Yarra Ranges Trail

Yarra Ranges

Victoria

$10,000,000

City of Swan

Construction of the Stock Road Extension

Bullsbrook

Western Australia

$14,794,267

Shire of Murray

Construction of Peel Business Park and Agri-Innovation Precinct

Nambeelup

Western Australia

$21,750,000

Any enquiries should be directed to the RGF HelpDesk at RGF@regional.gov.au.

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