Regional Jobs and Investment Packages (RJIP)

Regional Jobs and Investment Packages (RJIP) provides matched funding for projects that help grow regional economies and provide sustainable employment.
This grant is currently closed to applications
Application detail:This program is closed. We’re supporting current projects until they’re complete.

What do you get?

Matched funding to the limit of available funds for the region.

Who is this for?

Businesses, local government agencies and not-for-profit organisations with a project in 1 of 10 specified regions.


The $211.4 million Regional Jobs and Investment Packages (RJIP) aims to drive economic growth and create jobs in Australian regions. It invests in projects that:

  • diversify regional economies
  • stimulate long term growth
  • deliver sustainable employment
  • enable applicants to enter new markets and sectors

Funding is provided to 10 regions. Projects must align with priorities outlined in each region’s local investment plan.

Funding streams

The program provides funding in 3 grant funding streams:

  • Local infrastructure – grants for local government bodies and not-for-profit organisations to invest in new or upgraded infrastructure.
  • Business innovation – grants to help businesses become more competitive in new or growing markets that create sustainable employment.
  • Skills and training – grants for local government bodies and agencies and not-for-profit organisations to support training and upskilling of the regional workforce.

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Funding details for each region

Key documents

Grant opportunity guidelines

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