The $30 million Regional Tourism Activation Fund will accelerate the development of new and enhanced tourism infrastructure across regional NSW.
Regional NSW is home to iconic tourist destinations and visitor attractions that attract hundreds of thousands of visitors every year.
People visiting these attractions spend important tourist dollars in local restaurants, cafes, shops and accommodation, boosting regional NSW economies and allowing money to flow into local communities.
The NSW Government’s Regional Tourism Activation Fund supports the development of unique and high impact tourism and events infrastructure that helps to boost local economies, create jobs and ensure visitors to regional NSW have unforgettable experiences that encourage repeat visitation. The Regional Tourism Activation Fund is also aiming to boost regional tourism and improve the visitor experience for people with disability in regional NSW by making funding available for:
- the development of unique and high impact visitor experiences
- visitor accessibility and inclusion enhancements.
Types of projects eligible for funding include:
- construction of new tourism infrastructure and/or significant enhancements to existing infrastructure to create unique and high impact visitor experiences
- upgrades and extensions to existing infrastructure to improve accessibility and inclusion linked to unique and high impact visitor experiences.