Building Better Regions Fund Round Five Projects Announced

The Deputy Prime Minister, the Hon Barnaby Joyce MP, Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development has today announced the projects to be funded under Round Five of the Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF).

An additional $100 million has been committed on top of the $200 million initially announced to support 298 local infrastructure and community projects under the fifth round of the Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF).

Cr Janice Holstein Chair of RDA Ipswich & West Moreton on behalf of the committee would like to congratulate the following successful applicates:

Infrastructure Project Stream

  • Toowoomba Regional Council and Lockyer Valley Regional Council – The Great Divide Mountain Bike Destination

The project will create a network of mountain bike trails and associated infrastructure in Toowoomba and Lockyer Valley.

Total Grant: $3,333,000 | Total Project: $6,666.000

  • Beaudesert and District Tennis Association Incorporated – Upgrade/Restore 2 tennis courts damaged through heavy usage & age

The project will upgrade two tennis courts and replace surrounding fencing and lights.

Total Grant: $97, 483 | Total Project: $194,966

  • Somerset Regional Council – Lowood-Minden Road – Minden Village home safer & sooner project

The project will reconstruct an existing intersection to safe design standards.

Total Grant: $ 687,950 | Total Project: 1.375,900

TOTAL GRANTS: $4,118,433

Community Investments Stream

  • Destination Scenic Rim Inc – Scenic Rim Tourism Research

The project will engage a researcher to facilitate a consumer study into the intentions, motivations and barriers for travel to the Scenic Rim.

Total Grant: $20,000 | Total Project: $20,000

TOTAL GRANTS: $20,000

 

TOTAL TO IPSWICH & WEST MORETON REGION – $4,138,433

Feedback sessions for ineligible and unsuccessful project applicants have been offered by the Business Grants Hub. Please email bbrffeedback@industry.gov.au by 19 November 2021 to arrange an appointment.

Questions related to BBRF Round Five should be directed to the Business Grants Hub in the first instance and copied to bbrf@infrastructure.gov.au.