NSW Regional Investment Activation Fund – Stream 2

This program supports projects in regional NSW that are time-sensitive and strategically significant for a priority industry or location.
Closes in 458 days

Closing date: Tuesday 31 December 2024 Tue 31 Dec 2024

What do you get?

Matched funding from $1 million to $10 million.

Who is this for?

NSW organisations undertaking regional projects.


The objectives of the grant are to: 

  • support the growth of existing industries and the establishment of new/emerging industries where regional NSW has a strong actual or potential competitive advantage 
  • create new high quality employment opportunities 
  • support the shift towards higher-value-added activities and participation in global value chains and supply chains 
  • promote collaboration between businesses, education and research institutions and other parties through sharing of knowledge, resources and infrastructure. 

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To be eligible, applicants must :

  • have an Australian business number (ABN)
  • be registered for goods and services tax (GST)
  • be financially viable for the duration of the project
  • have at least $20 million public liability insurance.

Applicants must also be one of the following:

  • a company incorporated in Australia 
  • a company limited by guarantee
  • an incorporated trustee on behalf of a trust 
  • an incorporated association or co-operative 
  • an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Corporation registered under the Corporations (Aboriginal and /or Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006. 

Projects must:

  • be located in one of the 93 regional NSW local government areas
  • demonstrate the project would not occur within regional NSW without funding
  • be delivered and operational by 30 May 2025
  • support sustainable employment opportunities and drive productivity, innovation and competitiveness
  • deliver significant economic, social and environmental benefits
  • not be suitable for financial support under other Australian and NSW funding programs.

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