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Roadhouse to Recovery Grant NT


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

Closes in 10 days

Closing date: 18 Jul 2022

What you get?

Matched funding of up to $150,000.

Who is this for?

Northern Territory wayside inns, roadhouses and caravan parks.

Overview

This program aims to assist regional and remote wayside inns, roadhouse and caravan park 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).

What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible, you must:

  • have a significant Northern Territory tourism focus, currently servicing drive travellers
  • have a current Australian Tourism Data Warehouse (ATDW) listing
  • have online bookable product or be in the process of developing an online bookable product
  • provide, at a minimum, 3 of the 5 services: onsite accommodation, sites for caravans or other self-contained mobile accommodation (i.e. tents), meals and/or groceries, fuel or activities
  • be a member of an industry peak body, e.g. Tourism Top End, Tourism Central Australia or Hospitality NT
  • be able to identify/provide evidence of the customer experience “problem” or gap and how the funding will improve that gap.

Priority will be given to remote wayside inns, roadhouses or remote caravan parks in the Northern Territory and businesses that did not receive funding in rounds one and 2.

How do you apply?

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