Building Better Regions Fund Community Investments stream funding offers - Round 2

The list of successful applicants that have been offered funding under the Building Better Regions Fund Community Investments stream for round two.

Applicant Organisation Project Title Project Description Project Location State Grant Approved Total Project Cost
Arts Mid North Coast Creative Ageing for All. A Regional Plan for the Future The project will develop a strategic plan to engage older people to use art to enhance their mental health and wellbeing and live active and healthy lives. Port Macquarie; Macksville; Bellingen; Coffs Harbour; Forster NSW $20,000 $44,500
Centre for Ecological Learning Incorporated The T.W.I.G. Project: Turning Waste Into Gold The project will train 15 youth in aspects of starting and running a new business. This will include 12 months of mentoring and practical application of the training. Bellingen NSW $20,000 $20,000
Cessnock City Council Business Capability Study and Council Capacity Building Toolkit This project will involve a study of businesses to determine numbers within the region, their size, employment capacity, ICT take up, export and import status, and skills shortages. Cessnock NSW $15,000 $30,000
Cobar Shire Council The Grey Mardi Gras The project will be a festival held over a three day period with a 50’s, 60’s and 70’s theme, comprising of activities ranging from a parade, a baby boomers picnic concert and fashion and food competitions, providing a new social event for the remote outback community. Cobar NSW $37,500 $50,000
Destination Riverina Murray Ltd Riverina Murray Tourism Accelerator Program The project will coordinate and deliver a business accelerator program targeted at the tourism sector. The leadership program will provide businesses with the methods to enable fast and efficient growth to increase revenue and employment in the region. Wagga Wagga NSW $25,000 $50,000
Eurobodalla Shire Council Eurobodalla Foreshore Masterplanning and Adventure Trail Strategy This project will develop a masterplan which guides the development of integrated tourism, leisure and recreation and sporting activities for the Narooma foreshore, Moruya Riverside Park and Corrigans Reserve areas in the Eurobodalla Shire. Eurobodalla; Moruya; Batehaven; Narooma NSW $100,000 $200,000
Geomancia Pty Ltd Creating Future-ready Businesses in Central Western NSW The project will deliver a consultation series to leaders and educators in Central Western NSW. Raglan NSW $19,829 $19,829
Gilgandra Council Gilgandra Shire Inland Rail Opportunity Development Strategy The project will fund a strategic plan which will enable the Gilgandra Shire to capitalise on opportunities provided by the Study Area for construction of the Inland Rail - Narromine to Narrabri project. Gilgandra NSW $20,000 $20,000
Griffith & District Football Association Incorporated Griffith & District FA Soccer Expo and High Needs Development Program The project will deliver a regional NSW and ACT soccer sporting event, which includes many sporting cubs and associations, aimed at attracting participants from minority demographics. Griffith NSW $15,606 $15,606
Griffith City Council MYSKATE The project will deliver the six day MYSKATE - Murrumbidgee Youth Skate Festival. The festival will incorporate skating demonstrations and performances, local bands, local food stalls, break dancing competition, and other activities aimed in particular for young people aged 8 to 30 years and their families. Griffith NSW $20,000 $40,000
Griffith City Council Griffith Affordable Housing Strategy The project will develop an affordable housing strategy for the region of Griffith addressing the focus areas of affordability, diversity, accessibility and innovative design to improve the market. Griffith NSW $17,500 $35,000
Inverell Shire Council Developing a Cultural and Arts Strategic Plan for Inverell LGA The project will engage an independent consultant to develop a Cultural and Arts Strategic Plan for the Inverell Local Government Area. Inverell NSW $35,600 $71,345
Kempsey Shire Council Macleay Valley Economic Development Strategy 2018-2028 The project will develop a broader Macleay Valley Economic Development Strategy to provide an economic development framework which will drive further job growth in the region. Macleay Valley NSW $60,000 $120,000
Mid Coast Communities Incorporated NexusCon 2018: Building a Major Regional Pop-Culture Convention The project will expand the existing Nexus Pop-Culture Convention, targeted within the Mid North Coast of NSW. Coffs Harbour NSW $19,700 $19,700
Mid-Western Regional Council Youth Entrepreneurship Summit The project will host a Youth Entrepreneurship Summit in regional NSW, which will focus on supporting young entrepreneurs and fostering economic growth. The project will deliver entrepreneurial skills, business start-up knowledge and form connections between youth and mentors. Mudgee NSW $20,000 $20,000
North Coast National A & I Society Strategic Management Planning and Feasibility Studies The project will deliver a Strategic Management Plan for the North Coast National Agricultural and Industrial Society to establish a robust framework for ensuring that planning, leadership, organisation and control of the Lismore Showgrounds is optimised. Lismore NSW $29,437 $58,874
Orange City Council Orange Central Business District Revitalisation Program The project will: develop a strategic plan to enable the Orange City Council to identify new business opportunities; hold two workshop sessions offering networking across sectors of the local economy; and provide data to be utilised in the strategic plan. Orange NSW $100,000 $400,000
Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council 'In Your Face' Mural Project The project will create an outdoor mural by an artist in conjunction with a week of accompanying activities that involve local business, youth and the community. Queanbeyan NSW $20,000 $20,000
RiverSmart Australia Limited Macquarie Marshes and River Festival The project will deliver a week-long festival to showcase the Macquarie Marshes. The festival will include daily guided tours to the Macquarie Marshes, river paddling, birdwatching, fishing, art, local produce, education, cycling and cultural heritage. Warren NSW $19,600 $19,600
Tenterfield Chamber of Tourism Industry & Business Incorporated Peter Allen Festival The project will run an annual festival to celebrate the life and music of Peter Allen and his influence in the Australian music industry. Tenterfield NSW $30,000 $65,000
The Bridge Art Project Incorporated Bridge Art Project - Meninya St Precinct Master Plan This project will design a 'Master Plan' for the development of an innovative arts precinct to revitalise the twin towns of the Murray region of NSW. Moama NSW $50,000 $100,000
The Eleanor Dark Foundation Limited Blue Mountains Writers Festival - A Celebration of Ideas The project will deliver an independent writers' festival to expand on the existing Sydney Writers' Festival to be held over four days in August in the Blue Mountains region. Katoomba NSW $27,500 $94,972
The Personnel Group Ltd The 'Shining a Light on Me' Project The project will deliver a smartphone photography competition and pop up exhibitions for young people to explore their skills, attributes, talents and share them with the wider community. Albury; Griffith; Wagga Wagga; Benalla; Wangaratta NSW $19,500 $19,500
Australian Red Cross Blood Service Mental Mates Community Education and Leadership Development Program The project will build the skills, capacity and resilience among 160 Mates in Katherine who will support each other and reach out to others (Mental Mates), addressing issues that lead to suicide intervention and prevention and raising the profile of the issue among the broader Katherine community. Katherine South NT $100,000 $151,677
Arts Nexus Inc Authentic Experiences for Cultural Visitors to Our Region The project will promote authentic community based experiences through planning to disperse tourists across the region. Cairns QLD $20,000 $20,000
Brisbane Multicultural Arts Centre Limited Outback Creatives The project will encourage and teach young people from the Barcaldine region to perform a fusion of traditional Aboriginal dance and hip hop performance at the Quandamooka Festival in August 2018. Barcaldine; Dunwich QLD $19,950 $19,950
Bundaberg Regional Council Netball Queensland Primary Schools Cup 2018 The project will comprise of a sponsorship arrangement with Netball Queensland to host the 2018 Primary Schools Cup. It is anticipated that the event will attract 2,600 visitors to the region. Kensington QLD $17,600 $17,600
Bundaberg Regional Council Childers Festival Strategic Planning The project will develop a concept for an additional element to the annual Childers Festival with the aim of increasing visitor numbers by 3,000. The exercise will involve stakeholders from the community to participate in the decision making process. Bundaberg QLD $18,060 $18,060
Burke Shire Council Burke Shire Sporting and Recreation Strategy The project will develop a strategic plan for sport and physical recreational activities in the Burke region. Burketown QLD $20,000 $20,000
Burnett Catchment Care Association Agricultural Strategy for the Monto District (North Burnett, QLD) The project will develop an agricultural strategy for the Monto district based on agricultural practices in the region, and the assessment of industry changes, including consideration for natural disaster mitigation, and economic/market/environmental trends. Monto QLD $95,780 $95,780
Cairns Regional Council Suburban Satellites Plus Program The project will deliver a Suburban Satellites Plus Program which will create free, unique, participatory, multi-arts events in suburban venues around Cairns during the Cairns Festival. Cairns QLD $39,000 $78,000
Cassowary Coast Regional Council Tropical Art Deco and History Activation The project will hold an annual celebratory event and develop a Historical Walk tour app, to engage tourists in historical self-guided tours of the town. Innisfail QLD $18,534 $18,534
Cloncurry Shire Council Cloncurry Economic Development Plan 2018-2022 Plan and Implementation The project will create a strategic plan which will detail a five year 'Economic Development Plan' incorporating situational analysis. Cloncurry QLD $15,000 $25,000
Cooroy Chamber of Commerce Inc 2019 Australian Body Art Festival - Blow Your Mind The project will organise a body art festival consisting of competitions in body painting, wearable art, photography, and community art, demonstrations, and street and stage entertainment in Cooroy. Cooroy QLD $34,500 $69,000
Crows Nest & District Progress & Tourist Association Crows Nest and Hampton Micro Region Project The project will develop a strategic plan to facilitate a micro region for the Crows Nest and Hampton areas and showcase it at the Crows Nest and Hampton Festivals during 2018 and 2019. Crows Nest QLD $17,000 $17,000
Douglas Shire Council Strategic Planning for Daintree Village and Daintree Coast communities The project will produce a comprehensive audit of 35 plans and strategies by engaging with key stakeholders, agencies, members of the Daintree Joint Management Group and traditional owners. Cape Tribulation QLD $20,000 $20,000
Fraser Coast Regional Council Veteran Community Initiatives Strategy The project will establish an online support network for veterans, as well as establishing the Fraser Coast as a more desirable destination for veterans to live and work. Maryborough QLD $25,000 $50,000
Fraser Coast Regional Council Discover Fraser Coast- Tourism Wayfinding Signage Story Trail Strategy The project will engage a consultant to undertake regional and external consultation and investigations to deliver a tourism wayfinding, signage, story trail strategy and implementation plan. Fraser Coast QLD $75,000 $150,000
Goondiwindi Silo Committee Inc Discover Farming Festival - International Tourism Attraction The project will establish a new Discover Farming event aiming to create an annual community owned agri-tourism event which encompasses agricultural experiences whilst connecting with the broader Australian and international communities. Maranoa QLD $20,000 $20,000
Gulf Savannah Development Inc Gulf Savannah Regional Branding Strategy The project will develop a branding strategy to drive increased employment in the region of Burketown. This will generate positive economic outcomes for regional businesses. Burketown; Doomadgee; Karumba; Wellesley Islands; Normanton; Georgetown; Einasleigh; Forsayth; Croydon; Gregory QLD $75,000 $100,000
Hinchinbrook Shire Council Hinchinbrook Master Plan The project will deliver a 10 year Strategic Master Plan for the development of a path and trail network within the Wallaman Falls section of the Girrigin National Park. The framework will assist the council in meeting the identified needs and expectations of tourists, as well as making informed decisions in relation to tourism opportunities within the region. Ingham QLD $75,000 $100,000
Kingaroy Chamber of Commerce & Industry Inc Kingaroy BaconFest 2018 The project will create an inaugural Kingaroy BaconFest incorporating multiple bacon or pork-related themed events. Kingaroy QLD $33,000 $66,000
Livingstone Shire Council Capricorn Coast Region Events Attraction Strategy The project will collaboratively develop a strategic business and events plan, which will coordinate, expand and initiate both new and existing events to stimulate the local economy. Yeppoon QLD $20,000 $20,000
Livingstone Shire Council Welcome to Program The project will develop a strategic ‘Welcome to’ program, which will assist local businesses and job seekers alike, to deliver an improved customer service and build a sustainable business. Yeppoon QLD $20,000 $20,000
Lockyer Valley Regional Council Events Strategy The project will develop an events strategy for the Lockyer Valley Regional Council. It is intended to reduce the number of events currently held in the valley to extract more value on a local basis. Gatton QLD $16,750 $16,750
Mackay Tourism Ltd Tourism Futures - Building Regional Leadership Capacity The project will develop and execute a leadership training program for people in the local tourism industry. Moranbah QLD $35,500 $71,000
McKinlay Shire Council McKinlay Shire Community & Infrastructure Plan The project will develop a 'Community & Infrastructure Plan' which will enable the Council to deliver community-driven improvements to the Shire. Julia Creek QLD $68,190 $90,921
Millmerran Commerce & Progress Inc Millmerran and District Tourism and Events Strategy The project will develop a tourism strategy identifying the district’s tourism potential and producing a road map to maximise visitor numbers and build on current events. Millmerran QLD $17,900 $17,900
Mount Isa Chamber of Commerce Inc 'Leading Teams with Changing Times' Presented by Mark McCrindle The project will host an event with keynote speaker Mark McCrindle, targeted at all management, team leaders and employees looking to increase leadership skills and business revenue. Mount Isa QLD $15,036 $15,036
Nambour Alliance Incorporated Re-imagine Nambour - an Economic Transition Strategy The project will deliver an action plan to revitalise the Nambour community while retaining the region’s distinct identity. Nambour QLD $50,000 $100,000
Nintiringanyi Indigenous Corporation Miriki Indigenous Arts Tourism Initiative The project will be an Indigenous performing arts event that will involve Indigenous artists from Australia and the Pomo Indians of California, USA, presented at Cairns Indigenous International Art Fair and at the Murama Indigenous Youth Leadership Summit at Sydney Olympic Park. Mooroobool; Sydney QLD; NSW $97,076 $224,561
Prospect Community Services Limited Rural/Remote Response to Providing Specialist Disability Accommodation The project will develop a blueprint for the provision of specialist disability accommodation with assistive technology in rural and remote settings. Charters Towers QLD $187,000 $187,000
Rockhampton Regional Council Rockhampton Regional Councils Bringing Nature Back Program The project will deliver a range of local events and activities which includes nature play, guided nature-walks, capacity building workshops and bush remediation works to help connect the people of Rockhampton region to nature. Rockhampton QLD $19,990 $19,990
SAPH Vision Quest Association Inc. Moreton Bay Islands Youth Leadership Project The project will provide a series of 'Way of Community' in-school workshops and 'Youth Self-esteem & Leadership' camps for youth in the Moreton Bay Islands. South Stradbroke QLD $19,310 $19,310
Scenic Rim Regional Council Arts Ablaze- Regional Arts Celebration The project is a five day arts event for the regional and local art workers and regional arts organisations, artists and peak bodies to network, exchange ideas, develop skills and foster collaboration through professional development, workshops and an arts festival in celebration of arts and culture. Kooralbyn; Beaudesert QLD $100,000 $237,600
Southern Gulf NRM Ltd Stronger Pest and Weed Collaboration in the Southern Gulf Region The project will develop a collaborative Southern Gulf Regional Invasive Pest and Weed Strategy in partnership with nine local governments in North West Queensland. Mt Isa; Cloncurry; Julia Creek; Richmond; Hughenden; Normanton; Burketown; Gununa; Doomadgee QLD $124,995 $166,659
Stage Queensland Incorporated An audit of Northern Queensland's Major Performing Arts Venues The project will fund the audit of major performing arts venues in nine northern Queensland locations and document results to show priorities for venue maintenance and upgrades. Mount Isa; Innisfail; South Townsville; Townsville City; Lissner (Charters Towers); Ayr; Proserpine; Mackay; Capella QLD $20,000 $20,000
Steps Group Australia Limited Visualise Your Future, Work and Study through Virtual Reality The project will introduce virtual reality technology delivered by a mobile van into 14 remote and rural communities in Western Queensland. A virtual reality experience will be used to inspire people from a range of backgrounds in these communities to explore and connect with career, job and training opportunities. Cloncurry QLD $53,588 $53,588
Tablelands Regional Council Tablelands Youth Strategic Plan The project will develop the Tablelands Youth Strategic Plan, to provide strategies for the region to engage, empower and advance the youth sector and to contribute social and economic capabilities for young people. Atherton QLD $19,999 $19,999
Townsville Enterprise Limited Townsville Enterprise North Queensland Emerging Leaders Program The project will deliver the 2018/19 Townsville Enterprise Emerging Leaders Program that runs over 12 months with the objective of enhancing the critical skills, knowledge and aptitude of management and business owners to become community and/or industry leaders. The program will be expanded to include a national and international speakers program to leverage existing local volunteer and business community support. Townsville QLD $20,000 $20,000
TSBE Export and Investment Development Limited Equipping Leaders to Attract and Retain Workers in Regional Centres The project will develop a regional leadership workforce toolkit and deliver training workshops to business and community leaders in the Toowoomba region. Toowoomba QLD $30,000 $60,500
Whitsunday Regional Council Whitsunday Major Festival and Events Attraction Strategy The project will develop a strategic framework to increase the region's capacity to attract and develop major festivals and events. Proserpine QLD $35,000 $70,000
Barunga West Council Port Broughton Community Services Strategies and Directions Project The project will develop a strategic plan which aims to accelerate community based activities or services providing a platform for sustainable future jobs growth specifically in the childcare and allied health services particularly in the Port Broughton area. Port Broughton SA $20,000 $20,000
City of Mount Gambier Guides of Mount Gambier - An Inclusive Visitor Economy Project The project will grow existing and new tourism businesses through workshops and support for tour guides and operators. Mount Gambier SA $20,000 $20,000
Clare Valley Winemakers Incorporated Clare Valley Regional Wine Industry Strategic Growth Plan The project will result in a new strategy for the Clare Valley wine industry and will consider water, export opportunities, events in region, research and development, greater growth in varieties and volume, tourism and marketing. Clare Valley SA $20,000 $40,000
District Council of Streaky Bay Ingrained: Ephemeral Eco Art Project - Sand sculpture installation. The project will create a strategic plan for the VISIBLE Festival to add a new portion to the event with sand-related activities. Streaky Bay SA $17,350 $28,100
Girl Guides South Australia Incorporated Guiding Campsite Future The project will develop a strategic plan that will upgrade facilities of the Douglas Scrub and Tuckerway Campsite in Port Vincent and Blewitt Springs. Port Vincent; Blewitt Springs SA $45,000 $90,000
Grain Producers SA Ltd Develop an industry recruitment pathway for the grains industry The project will develop an industry recruitment pathway to address a growing labour gap in the grains industry. This project will focus on new recruitment pathways to employ workers in essential roles. Mount Barker SA $20,000 $20,000
Limestone Coast Local Government Association Limestone Coast Leadership Program The project will deliver a pilot regional leadership program and build a framework that will enable the delivery of an ongoing, sustainable program that is designed and supported by the region. Mount Gambier SA $40,000 $80,000
Mid Murray Council All Steamed Up 2018: Boats, Engines, Steam and Blacksmith Festival The project will expand the festival format to include the only working replica of Australia's first steam car which will be built as part of the project. Mannum SA $79,500 $159,500
Southern Flinders Rough Riders Research Study on the Regional Economic Benefit of Cycling Events The project will undertake an economic benefit analysis of two major cycling events within the Southern Flinders Ranges region of South Australia in order to collect statistical data to be shared with local and state government organisations, clubs and businesses. Melrose SA $18,000 $20,000
Southern Flinders Rough Riders Strategic plan for cycling growth & development opportunities The project will create a Master Plan that will outline a five year strategy for the development of sustainable cycling trails in the Melrose district. Melrose SA $18,000 $20,000
The South East Junction Mental Health Activity and Resource Centre Inc. Flying High The project will deliver the Flying High festival of kite making workshops to raise awareness for children's mental health. This event will allow kids to learn new skills, make new friends and have fun. Mount Gambier SA $15,882 $15,882
Tourism Marketing Committee - Yorke Peninsula Incorporated Researching Visitor Behaviour to Drive Change on Yorke Peninsula This project will undertake market research to gain a deeper understanding of current visitor priorities, practices and behaviours. This research will identify gaps and opportunities to increase economic investment in the region by businesses and visitors. Minlaton SA $15,000 $20,000
Town of Gawler Gawler Cycle Tourism Strategy and Action Plan The project will deliver a cycle tourism strategy that will contribute to the economic and social revitalisation of Gawler and the wider region. Gawler SA $19,900 $19,900
Tumby Bay Progress Association Incorporated COLRtumby Street Art Festival The project will organise an inaugural COLRtumby Street Art Festival in April 2019. Tumby Bay SA $99,500 $219,500
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
Apollo Bay Chamber of Commerce Inc Into the DeepWild The project will fund four bus tours as a new element of the 2018 WinterWild festival to showcase the dark, elemental side of the Otways and Southern Ocean in winter. Apollo Bay VIC $19,620 $19,620
Bellarine Community Health Ltd Bellarine Healthy Futures Building Regional Leadership Capacity The project will develop a Bellarine region wide collaboration to enhance the leadership skills of health and community sector leaders and overcome persistent resourcing and service delivery challenges. Greater Geelong VIC $35,000 $70,000
City of Greater Geelong Strategic Plan for Use and Management of Geelong's Heritage Assets The project will develop a comprehensive strategic plan, business plan and marketing plan for the city of Geelong's significant portfolio of heritage assets. Geelong VIC $100,000 $225,000
Colac Otway Shire Forrest Mountain Bike Trails Detailed Design Plan The project will deliver a comprehensive development plan integrating data to facilitate a trails network. The plan will encompass facility enhancements, new mountain bike trails, skills park and critical road safety infrastructure, providing economic social and environmental benefits for the Great Ocean Road region. Forrest VIC $100,000 $200,000
East Gippsland Marketing Inc Promoting Eastern Gippsland Produce The project will deliver capacity building and leadership development activities for local food ambassadors, and deliver industry familiarisation visits, local events and 'on the road' events that promote the strengths of the local food and wine industry. Lindenow; Lakes Entrance; Hotham Heights; Bairnsdale VIC $85,000 $117,500
East Gippsland Shire Council Growing an Enterprising East Gippsland The project will enable a culture of entrepreneurship and build the capacity and capability of young people through the development and implementation of a Youth Entrepreneurship Strategy. East Gippsland VIC $97,500 $130,000
Fruit Growers Victoria Ltd Growing the Next Crop - Developing Leadership in Horticulture The project will develop a 12 month program of selected activities for fruit growers and industry chain partners which will expose them to best practice information and technology in horticulture industry. Mooroopna VIC $18,000 $18,000
G21 Agribusiness Forum Inc G21 Provincial Food Showcase The project will showcase a regional food exhibition in the Bellarine Peninsula, hosted by local food and beverage producers. This will promote the region for greater business growth and networking opportunities. Bellarine Peninsula VIC $20,000 $20,000
Hindmarsh Shire Council Dimboola Human Powered Vehicle Event The project will deliver a Human Powered Vehicle (HPV) demonstration event. Dimboola VIC $10,000 $10,000
Jumpleads NFP Limited Pop Up Art: Small Works From a BIG Place [Inaugural Tour/Exhibition] The project will create a mobile art exhibit to be displayed in regional Victorian railway stations. The works will be created by artists who have been engaged within the communities in the region. Bendigo VIC $25,000 $50,000
Mitchell Shire Council Volunteer Leaders Workshop The project will be a three part series to strengthen the capacity of Mitchell Shire Community groups and not for profit organisations to engage and recruit volunteers and remain economically viable. Broadford VIC $11,680 $11,680
Mitchell Shire Council Wallan Youth Mental Health Strategic Plan The project will develop a youth mental health strategic plan for Wallan that will quantify needs and develop strategies on how to attract appropriate service providers to the area. Wallan VIC $20,000 $20,000
Mount Alexander Shire Council Harcourt Economic Stimulus Plan The project will develop the Harcourt Economic Stimulus Plan through engagement with the local community. The Plan will assist the Mount Alexander Shire Council to attract new investment in commercial, tourism and innovative agribusiness development. Harcourt VIC $20,000 $40,000
Northern Grampians Shire Council Recreation Futures in Northern Grampians The project will deliver leadership skills and capacity to the St Arnaud and Stawell Recreation Advisory Groups, and develop the Central Park Masterplan (Stawell). Stawell; St Arnaud VIC $18,700 $18,700
Save the Children Australia Rural Respect! Community Leadership Project The project will provide a series of community leadership forums and community events which will assist in increasing the skills of community leaders to address family violence issues in East Gippsland. Omeo; Cann River; Orbost VIC $99,721 $179,721
Augusta Community Resource Centre (Inc) Augusta Cultural and Heritage Winter Festival. The project will hold tours of historical sites, heritage and cultural talks and tours in collaboration with the local Indigenous population alongside the Whale Watching season in winter. Augusta WA $9,958 $19,916
Big Hart Inc Digital O Project - Aboriginal Youth, Agency and Digital Inclusion The project will deliver a series of youth engagement workshops and creative industry mentoring activities to provide basic computer skills, digital art making and production skills. The digital content produced will retain the transmission and preservation of Indigenous culture and heritage. Roebourne WA $98,000 $350,584
City of Greater Geraldton Geraldton Theatre Production The project will develop the Geraldton Theatre Production, to support community arts within the greater Western Australian region. The theatre production will be inspired by the stories of local people and will celebrate the diversity living within Geraldton. Geraldton WA $20,000 $94,938
Creative Corner Inc South West Creative Arts Industry Development (SWCAID) Project The project will fund the formation of a strategic plan designed to stimulate the local creative arts industry. Margaret River WA $7,000 $15,900
Desert Support Services Pty Ltd Ten Deserts Indigenous Nature-Based Tourism Strategy The project will deliver a regional Indigenous nature-based tourism strategy and a range of tools that will assist Indigenous land managers to market the desert region, support the growth of local Indigenous tourism initiatives, share experiences and lessons learnt and build traditional owners' capacity to engage with the tourism sector. East Perth WA $100,000 $135,000
Folkworld Inc Fairbridge Festival Peel and South-West Cultural Development Project The project will expand the Fairbridge Festival to include a promotional marquee for local businesses, increased integration of regional food and wine with catering, high impact visuals, and street performers. Pinjarra WA $33,375 $66,750
Leschenault Enterprise Centre Incorporated South West Innovation Connect The project will allow the South West Innovation Connect to deliver platforms, tools and training that enhances and supports the application of innovative thinking and practice across various industry sectors within Western Australia's South West region. Bunbury; Margaret River; Manjimup; Busselton WA $20,000 $20,000
Narrogin Regional Child Care Services Inc Building Regional Leadership in Early Childhood Education and Care. The project will provide leadership training for Early Childhood and Care educators across the Wheatbelt region. Wheatbelt WA $19,500 $19,500
Pilbara Regional Council Going Digital - A Strategy to Activate Tourism in the Pilbara The project will undertake a strategic plan to digitalise tourism in the Pilbara region, incorporating development of a survey through community engagement. The framework set out by this activity will ensure support for small and medium businesses, create local jobs for all residents and return benefits into the Pilbara community. Newman; Karratha; Tom Price; Port Hedland WA $20,000 $20,000
Pilbara Regional Council The Pilbara Waste Diversion Strategy The project will create a strategic plan to determine measures to address waste services and management issues, fostering economic growth, industry diversification, job creation, and building stronger regional communities for the future. Newman; Karratha; Tom Price; Port Hedland WA $20,000 $20,000
The Royal Life Saving Society WA Inc Talent Pool The project will: undertake strategic planning to establish the Royal Life Saving Society WA Inc presence in the Pilbara; develop and implement training - employment pathways targeted for Indigenous youth; and deliver a swimming and water safety carnival in Port Hedland. South Hedland; Newman WA $178,596 $270,600
Theatre Kimberley Incorporated Roebuck Bay International Bird Airport: a Celebration of Shorebirds The project will deliver a series of site-specific performances at Roebuck Bay to celebrate and educate audiences about the ecology and history of the region. Cable Beach WA $99,523 $141,123
Wunan Foundation Inc. East Kimberley Indigenous Women's Leadership Development The project will develop a strategic plan for a five year framework for the delivery of Indigenous women’s leadership development initiatives in the East Kimberley region. Kununurra WA $20,000 $20,000

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