Regional Tourism Investment Fund – Competitive Round VIC


This program provides businesses, organisations and not-for-profits with funding to undertake strategic tourism infrastructure projects to drive the recovery and sustainability of regional Victoria's visitor economy.

Open

Closes in 27 days

Closing date: 07 Jan 2022

What do you get?

Funding of between $150,000 and $10 million per project.

Who is this for?

Private sector businesses, local and State government, not-for-profit organisations, Traditional Owner Corporations and incorporated associations.

Overview

Funding is available for eligible projects that must be:

  • new tourism infrastructure and/or significant enhancements that build on existing infrastructure
  • enabling infrastructure that directly and demonstrably unlocks private tourism infrastructure.

Projects must demonstrate strategic investment or support visitation outcomes in one or more of the following Visitor Economy Recovery and Reform Plan priority experience pillars: nature, epicurean, arts and culture; and First Peoples’ led experiences, and meet the objectives of the fund, which are:

  • deliver strategic tourism infrastructure projects that will increase visitation, improve quality of customer experience, and increase visitor yield and length of stay
  • deliver projects that broaden Victoria’s tourism offering, and support and encourage year-round visitation and dispersal across regional Victoria
  • leverage and facilitate private sector investment, including through strengthening public tourism infrastructure
  • drive new jobs and improved outcomes for the State’s visitor economy.

What are the eligibility criteria?

Applicants must be one of the following entity types:

  • private sector proponents
  • local and State government entities
  • incorporated associations
  • not-for-profit organisations, including community groups that are an incorporated body, cooperative or association
  • Traditional Owner Corporations, organisations and groups, and Aboriginal-owned businesses.

Additionally, applicants must:

  • be an incorporated body, cooperative or association (including business associations)
  • have an Australian business number (ABN)
  • be financially solvent.

Projects must be undertaken in an eligible location.

How do you apply?

Find out more about eligibility and how to apply at Regional Tourism Investment Fund – Competitive Round.