Building Better Regions Fund Round 2 announced

The Building Better Regions Fund is an Australian Government program to support projects in regional Australia

Across regional Australia 136 projects will be funded through the Infrastructure Projects stream and 109 projects will be funded through the Community Investments stream of the Building Better Regions Fund Round 2.

Congratulations to the 11 successful Tasmanian applications.  The Building Better Regions Fund is a competitive grant program receiving many excellent applications from across regional Australia.  The following tables include the successful Tasmanian applicants for the Community Investments stream and the Infrastructure Projects stream.

Applicant Organisation

Project Name

Project Description

Project Location

State

Grant Approved

Total Project Cost

Cradle Coast Authority

Building Capability - Destination Marketing Mentoring Program

The project will deliver a marketing and leadership program, which will be aimed at enabling local operators to effectively promote tourism within their region.

Burnie

TAS

$32,000

$50,000

Enterprize Tasmania Ltd

Tasmanian Leaders & Capability: Social Brains Achieve More Together!

The project will deliver systems centred training workshops to build leadership and capability. The workshops will address regional growth goals around human and social capital development in the leadership of business, employment, entrepreneurship, education, governance and community capability.

Hobart; Launceston

TAS

$19,700

$19,700

King Island Council

King Island Recreation Plan

The project will develop a 'Recreation Plan' which will facilitate and guide the development of recreation and sporting facilities.

Currie

TAS

$38,625

$51,500

The Sovereign Military Order Of The Knights Templar Tasmania Inc

Sheffield Tasmania Medieval Festival Expansion Plan.

This project will deliver a two-day, national medieval festival exhibition of medieval skills, crafts and culture highlighting jousting and sword fighting in the Cradle Coast region of Tasmania.

Burnie

TAS

$20,000

$20,000

Volunteering Tasmania Inc

Strong Boards, Resilient Communities

The project will: provide governance training for volunteer community boards and committees to increase their leadership and productivity capabilities; and address the challenges of obtaining and retaining volunteers in regional and rural Tasmania.

Nubeena; Queenstown; Smithton; StHelens

TAS

$19,900

$19,900

 

Applicant Organisation

Project Name

Project Description

Project Location

State

Grant Approved

Total Project Cost

Enterprize Tasmania Ltd

Enterprize Tasmania - Hobart and Launceston Innovation Hub Upgrade

The project will upgrade and expand Enterprize Tasmania's two innovation hubs, located in Hobart and Launceston, and install a permanent ICT network connection between the two hubs.

Launceston; Hobart

TAS

$206,000

$412,650

Huon Eldercare Limited

Huon Valley Integrated Health Hub

The project will refurbish a landmark building in the Huon Valley into an Integrated Health Hub.

Huonville

TAS

$847,500

$1,695,000

King Island Childcare & Early Learning Centre Inc

Expansion of King Island Childcare & Early Learning Centre

The project will build a third childcare room at the King Island Childcare and Early Learning Centre to expand its capacity from 29 children to 49 each day.

Currie

TAS

$301,320

$401,760

Northbourne Park Association Inc

Northbourne Park Retirement Village Stage 2 Residential Development

The project will expand the current Northbourne Park Retirement Village which includes provision of essential infrastructure including; electricity, water, NBN access and roads, and construction of living units.

Scottsdale

TAS

$1,315,000

$2,630,000

Rotary Club of Ulverstone Incorporated

Rotary Club of Ulverstone Community Facility

The project will build a storage facility and meeting space, including kitchen facilities and toilets.

Ulverstone

TAS

$55,000

$110,000

Tasman Council

Construction of a Deep Water Community Jetty at Murdunna

The project will build a 90 metre deep jetty at Murdunna with floating pontoon mooring to moderate wave movement and provide for berthing of deep draught vessels and safe boarding of vessels for frail and disabled individuals.

Murdunna

TAS

$75,000

$175,000

We appreciate that several Tasmanian applications were unsuccessful despite having worked hard to put their best case forward.  To those we recommend you arrange to receive feedback specific to your application from the Building Better Regions Fund team.

Applications for the third round of funding are expected to open in coming months.

A full list of successful round two Building Better Regions Fund projects is available at www.business.gov.au/bbrf