Building Better Regions Fund boost for Port Lincoln
Posted on Monday, 25 September, 2017
Fund supports key community projects
in regional and remote communities
Nationwide, 147 projects will share in
$6.9 million which spurs and extra $5.4 million in investment
Lincoln 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 Port Lincoln are focussed on increasing business
opportunities and security.
project run by the South Australian Employers Chamber of Commerce and Industry will
receive $63,150 to run a series of regional events to develop a Regional
Strategic Chamber Plan focused on increasing business activity and jobs.
support of regional South Australia, these free events will be open to all
Business SA members and regional area stakeholders.
other successful project is $19,800 toward a project being run by Eyre Futures
Inc which will focus on identifying and documenting challenges across the
region and industry sectors and recommendations with regard to the development
of the Tod Reservoir which may include sustainable recreational fishery linking
benefits to the community as a whole and in particular, business and tourism.
really pleased to see these projects win funding from the Building Better
announcement is a real boost for Port Lincoln.
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