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About Building our Regions

With funding approvals of over $348 million the Building our Regions program supports local government infrastructure projects in regional communities that create flow-on economic development opportunities and jobs.

The program has a strengthened focus on delivering more enduring economic outcomes for regional communities, targeting funding toward job-creating infrastructure that will improve economic conditions and liveability.

Round 6

Round 6 of Building Our Regions will provide $70 million over three years for councils to improve their water supply and sewerage systems, and will be jointly administered with the Department of Regional Development, Manufacturing and Water.

Find out more at the Department of Regional Development, Manufacturing and Water’s website.

Funded projects

Rounds 1–5 of Building our Regions has allocated funding towards 264 construction projects and seven planning projects across 67 local government areas in regional Queensland, supporting an estimated 2770 jobs and attracting additional investment of over $539 million from councils and other organisations.

Read more about the funded projects.

Eligibility

Each regional local government is eligible for funding under one of three funds managed by the department.

Read more about fund eligibility.

More information

For more information about the Building our Regions program:

Last updated: Tuesday, Jun 15, 2021