$250 million available for projects in Hume

Monday, 13 December 2021

Applications for Round 6 of the Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF) are now open. 
Federal Member for Hume Angus Taylor is calling on local councils and community organisations to start preparing applications for projects to receive a share in $250 million. 
“Now in its sixth round, BBRF has funded several projects in Hume, including the Goulburn Water Reuse Scheme and upgrades to Rocky Hill as well as funding to upgrade the old Picton Post Office and install street lighting in the main street of town,” Mr Taylor said. 
“Local governments and eligible incorporated not-for-profit organisations can again apply for grants of $5,000 up to $10 million to cover 50 per cent or more of eligible project costs. 
“Our government has a strong track record of delivering projects that are important to regional Australians, and I look forward to discussing new projects with local councils and community groups.” 
The BBRF supports economic and social infrastructure for the long-term benefit of regional communities. Funding the infrastructure and services that communities need for the future will create jobs and help them rebound strongly from the COVID-19 pandemic. 
Round 6 projects will be funded under two streams. The Infrastructure Projects Stream supports the construction of new infrastructure or the upgrade or extension of existing infrastructure. 
The Community Investments Stream funds community development activities including, but not limited to, new or expanded local events, strategic regional plans, leadership and capability building activities. 

Infrastructure Projects Stream: https://business.gov.au/grants-and-programs/building-better-regions-fund-infrastructure-projects-stream-round-6.

Community Investments Stream: https://business.gov.au/grants-and-programs/building-better-regions-fund-community-investments-stream-round-6.

  Applications close on Thursday, 10 February 2022.