Building Better Regions Fund boost for Coober Pedy
Posted on Monday, 25 September, 2017
Pedy locals will benefit from two projects funded through the Federal
Government’s Building Better Regions Fund.
Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey announced seven successful projects in Grey under
the first round of the fund today and welcomed the Federal Government’s
continued commitment to regional Australia..
two successful projects in Coober Pedy are focussed on increasing business
opportunities and security.
Antakirinja Matu – Yankunytjatjara Aboriginal Corporation will receive $20,000 to
fund a Strategic Plan to provide greater focus on indigenous business
activities aiming to expand business and achieve economic viability in Coober
different project the Coober Pedy Retail Business and Tourism Association will be
provided with $46,000 for a study looking to refresh the town’s branding, and engaging
the community to create and conduct tourist questionnaires.
really pleased to see these projects win funding from the Building Better
announcement is a real boost for Coober Pedy.
business and invigorating enthusiasm will benefit the entire community.
the Building Better Regions Fund, these community investment projects often
struggle to get funding.”
for Regional Development Fiona Nash said the Building Better Regions Fund
Community Investment Stream was investing $6.9 million in community
projects throughout regional Australia.
aim to help build the kinds of regional communities our children and
grandchildren either want to stay in or come back to. These projects help to do
Building Better Regions Fund is investing $500 million to foster economic
growth in rural, regional, and remote communities.
Contact; Leonie Lloyd- 08 8633 1744