Indigenous Tourism Fund

Direct assistance for Indigenous tourism businesses

The Australian Government’s $40 million Indigenous Tourism Fund (ITF) was developed in consultation with the Indigenous tourism sector and includes business support and grants for Indigenous-owned tourism businesses. The ITF will deliver complementary programs to grow the size and number of Indigenous owned tourism businesses across Australia.

It includes:

  • Tourism Grants for Indigenous Business Program: $12 million over four years in small grants to help individual businesses and community organisations invest in developing new products, equipment, business planning and marketing in the tourism sector.
  • National Indigenous Tourism Mentoring Program: The program will receive $10 million over four years.
  • Strategic Indigenous Tourism Projects: $17 million to the states and territories to co-invest in and generate supply chain opportunities for Indigenous owned tourism businesses.

Read more about these funding opportunities here: https://www.niaa.gov.au/indigenous-affairs/economic-development/indigenous-tourism-fund