Regional Tourism Infrastructure

The Regional Tourism Infrastructure program funds critical visitor economy infrastructure projects, such as rail trails, airports and cruise terminals. So far, $110 million has been dedicated to improving infrastructure which assists in attracting more visitors to regional NSW and makes it a more attractive place to live and work.

The funding includes $70 million for upgrades to 27 regional airports; boosting their capacity and safety and increasing their ability to attract visitors to regional NSW. 

What’s the latest?

Funding commitments for the 2015/16 projects have been announced. Construction continues. For more information about the Regional Tourism and Infrastructure Fund, visit the Department of Industry website.

Latest News

Applications open for $150 million fixing country rail

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Deputy Premier John Barilaro, Minister for Roads, Maritime and Freight Melinda Pavey and Member for Barwon Kevin Humphries have today announced $150 million for Round One of Fixing Country Rail. Read more

Long term flood mitigation strategy released for Hawkesbury Nepean Valley

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

NSW Treasurer and Member for Hawkesbury Dominic Perrottet and Minister for Western Sydney Stuart Ayres today released the long term plan to mitigate flood risk for the Hawkesbury-Nepean Valley. Read more

New Grafton Prison Delivers Jobs, Investment

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Minister for Corrections David Elliott today announced the preferred proponent for a new 1700-bed prison in Grafton, providing regional jobs, state-of-the-art security and rehabilitation services for inmates. Read more