The Federal Government's Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF) is now open for applications.

There are two streams of funding available under the programme:

Community Investments Stream will fund community building activities including new or expanded local events, strategic regional plans, and leadership and capability building activities. Applications for the Community Investments Stream close on 31 March 2017.

Infrastructure Projects Stream provides funding for 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. Applications for the Infrastructure Projects Stream close on 28 February 2017