RDA on Q - Rural Economic Update
RDA Ipswich & West Moreton Chair Kathy Bensted recently presented the launch issue of the Queensland RDA newsletter ‘RDA on Q’ to The Hon Bill Byrne MP, Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries and Minister for Rural Economic Development.
‘Queensland RDAs regularly consult with elected representatives from all levels of government, Federal and State departments and agencies, local governments and community leaders to synchronise priorities for the region’ said Ms Bensted.
Building Better Regions Fund Open
This fund provides funding for infrastructure and community investment projects, that will create jobs, drive economic growth and build stronger regional communities into the future.
See if your area is eligible below
Applications for both streams open 18 January 2017
This fund is split in to two streams:
Infrastructure Projects Stream
Apply for grants from $20,000 to $10 million. Project must be completed 31 December 2019.
Community Investments Stream
Minimum grant amount is $5,000 and the maximum grant amount is $10 million. You must complete your project within 12 months of executing the grant agreement and by 31 December 2019.