Economic assistance package

In November 2015 the State Government announced a $7 million economic assistance package for the Upper Spencer Gulf and Outback.

Regional Development Fund

Up to $5 million would be made available in the next round of the Regional Development Fund to specifically support projects that will create jobs and drive economic growth in the area.

Applications for RDF Round have now closed.

For more information, including RDF guidelines and details of information sessions, visit www.pir.sa.gov.au/rdf

Upper Spencer Gulf and Outback Futures Program

A new $2 million small grants program was announced exclusively for the region.

Funding will be made available from the $10 million Jobs Accelerator Fund to the once-off Upper Spencer Gulf and Outback Futures Program, a stand-alone programthat will provide grants for smaller projects from $50,000 up to $200,000 on a dollar for dollar basis.

Individuals, local companies and businesses, large and small, as well as local councils, Regional Development Australia and the Outback Communities Authority are encouraged to put forward applications for funding projects for this area.

Applications for the Upper Spencer Gulf and Outback Futures Program have now closed.

For more information visit PIRSA