Roadhouse to Recovery Grant NT

Roadhouse to Recovery Grants provide wayside inns and roadhouses with funding to help them improve their visitor experience by undertaking infrastructure upgrades.

Close date: 14 Jan 2021 04:00 PM AEDT.

What do you get?

$3 for each $1 spent by the business, up to a maximum of $150,000.

Who is this for?

Northern Territory wayside inns and roadhouses.


This program aims to assist regional and remote wayside inns and roadhouse operators undertake infrastructure projects to:

  • improve the on-ground visitor experience in the Northern Territory
  • encourage visitors particularly those undertaking a driving holiday to stay in remote regions longer

Examples of how funding may be used, include:

  • infrastructure upgrades to address shortcomings in the existing tourism visitor experience (e.g. new ablution blocks, refurbished accommodation, family accommodation)
  • new or improved food and beverage offerings (e.g. kitchen upgrades or new equipment to expand menu offerings)
  • upgrading facilities to accessibility standards (e.g. ramps, bathroom facilities)
  • value-adding existing experiences with additional activities (e.g. new playground, new accommodation or new activities to extend a travellers stay in the region)

What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible you must:

  • be a wayside inn/roadhouse in the Northern Territory
  • be Australian registered and legally constituted
  • have a significant Northern Territory tourism focus, currently offering hospitality, in respect to the tourism drive market
  • be able to identify/provide evidence of the customer experience “problem” or gap and how the funding will improve that gap
  • provide at a minimum, 3 of the 5 following services:
    • onsite accommodation
    • sites for caravans or other self-contained mobile accommodation
    • meals and/or groceries
    • fuel and activities
  • meet the remote criteria of the program

How do you apply?

Find out more about eligibility and how to apply at Roadhouse to Recovery Grant.