Regional Development Victoria

National Stronger Regions Fund Round Three Information Sessions

18/12/2015

Round Three of the National Stronger Regions Fund (NSRF) will open for applications on Friday 15 January 2016 and close 5pm (applicant’s local time) on Tuesday 15 March 2016.

Information Sessions

The Federal Government Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development will be running Information Sessions on Round Three for potential applicants and RDA Committees around Australia in January 2016.

Attendance is encouraged for those interested in receiving:

  • information on key aspects of Round Three - including changes from Round Two;
  • a summary of Round Two outcomes; and
  • general advice on the assessment process and how to prepare a competitive application.

There will be an opportunity to ask questions of Departmental officers following each Information Session.

Please follow the link in the table below to register for an Information Session. Places are limited, so please book early.

Location

Date

Time

Venue

Registration

Melbourne

Tuesday 19 January

9.00am to 10.30am

Rydges Melbourne
1-5 Spencer Street
MELBOURNE

https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/national-stronger-regions-fund-information-session-melbourne-tickets-19990240347

PASSWORD: NSRF_Melbourne

Mildura

Friday 22 January

9.00am to 10.30am

Quest Mildura
115-119 Madden Avenue
MILDURA

https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/national-stronger-regions-fund-information-session-mildura-tickets-19990265422

PASSWORD: NSRF_Mildura

Wodonga

Monday 18 January

2.00pm to 3.30pm

Wodonga City Council
Committee Room
Level 2, Council Administration Building
104 Hovell Street
WODONGA

https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/national-stronger-regions-fund-information-session-wodonga-tickets-19990397818

PASSWORD: NSRF_Wodonga


Teleconference Sessions are available for those unable to attend the Information Sessions in person.

Please follow the link in the table below to register for a Teleconference Session.

Please direct any queries on Information or Teleconference Sessions to nsrf@infrastructure.gov.au.


Session

Day

Time

Registration

1

Wednesday 27 January

10.00am to 11.30am

https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/national-stronger-regions-fund-teleconference-session-1-tickets-19991032717

PASSWORD: NSRF_Session_1

2

Wednesday 27 January

2.00pm to 3.30pm

https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/national-stronger-regions-fund-teleconference-session-2-tickets-20006907198

PASSWORD: NSRF_Session_2

3

Thursday 28 January

10.00am to 11.30am

https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/national-stronger-regions-fund-teleconference-session-3-tickets-20006987438

PASSWORD: NSRF_Session_3

4

Thursday 28 January

2.00pm to 3.30pm

https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/national-stronger-regions-fund-teleconference-session-4-tickets-20007010507

PASSWORD: NSRF_Session_4

5

Friday 29 January

10.00am to 11.30am

https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/national-stronger-regions-fund-teleconference-session-5-tickets-20007055642

PASSWORD: NSRF_Session_5

6

Friday 29 January

2.00pm to 3.30pm

https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/national-stronger-regions-fund-teleconference-session-6-tickets-20007066675

PASSWORD: NSRF_Session_6

Please direct any queries on Information or Teleconference Sessions to nsrf@infrastructure.gov.au.

Round Three Documentation

About the Programme

This programme will provide funding of $1 billion over 5 years, commencing in 2015 - 2016, to fund priority infrastructure in regional communities.

  • Grants must be between $20,000 and $10 million.
  • Local government and incorporated not-for-profit organisations are eligible to apply.
  • Grant funding must be matched in cash on at least a dollar for dollar basis. For Round Three, applicants classified as remote and very remote must contribute at least one dollar for every three dollars of NSRF funding sought.
  • All partner funding must be confirmed.
  • NSRF funding will be provided for capital projects which involve the construction of new infrastructure, or the upgrade or an extension of existing infrastructure.
  • The project must deliver an economic benefit to the region beyond the period of construction. Projects should support disadvantaged regions or areas of disadvantage within a region.
  • The NSRF funded component of the project must be completed on or before 31 December 2019.



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