PROJECTS IN LOGAN & REDLANDS MOVE TO NEXT STAGE OF RDAF ASSESSMENT
Released: 13 February 2013
Regional Development Australia (RDA) Logan and Redlands has welcomed the announcement of the projects proceeding to full application stage for Rounds Three and Four of the Regional Development Australia Fund (RDAF).
Round Three is worth $50 million and will provide grants of between $50,000 and $500,000 for projects located in towns with a population of 30,000 or less.
Round Four will allocate $175 million through grants of between $500,000 and $15 million for priority regional infrastructure projects. Projects are encouraged to leverage funding from state and local governments and the private sector to maximise the value of the grant to regional communities.
The projects selected to proceed to the final stage of the application process will deliver real benefits to local communities. RDA Logan and Redlands had to make some hard decisions and selected projects that met clearly identified regional priorities. RDA Logan and Redlands received high quality Expressions of Interest for important projects and congratulates all proponents.
Projects selected to proceed to full application in the Logan and Redlands region are:
A list of projects selected to proceed to full application under both rounds is available at www.regional.gov.au.
The closing dates for full applications are Wednesday 27 March 2013 for Round Three and Thursday 11 April 2013 for Round Four. The Department of Regional Australia, Local Government, Arts and Sport will assess all applications to ensure compliance with the Guidelines.
Eligible applications will then be assessed by an independent Advisory Panel and funded projects will be announced from June onwards.
The RDAF is worth almost $1 billion over five years and is designed to boost economic and community development. It is part of the Australian Government’s commitment to regional Australia.