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$30 million on offer to eligible councils to kickstart regional housing

By Joshua Same, Blake Dyer

• 23 February 2022 • 1 min read
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Eligible councils can apply for up to $1.4 million each in funding for enabling infrastructure and public spaces, if they can demonstrate they will speed up the delivery of new housing.

The following councils are eligible for the grant:

  • Ballina
  • Bathurst Regional
  • Bega Valley
  • Broken Hill
  • Central Coast
  • Eurobodalla
  • Goulburn Mulwaree
  • Griffith
  • Kempsey
  • Lismore
  • Lithgow
  • MidCoast
  • Mid-Western Regional
  • Orange
  • Queanbeyan-Palerang
  • Richmond Valley
  • Singleton
  • Snowy Monaro
  • Tamworth Regional
  • Tweed Shire
  • Wagga Wagga

To qualify, councils will need to prepare and implement plans to address the Regional Housing Taskforce recommendations at a local level, such as updating infrastructure contributions plans and housing strategies.

Applications close on the 11 March 2022

Make sure that you do not miss out on this opportunity for your Council. 

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