The Minister for Regional Development, Territories and Local Government, the Hon Dr John McVeigh, yesterday announced that 109 projects will receive grant funding of $4.4m to support community projects in regional Australia under the Community Investments Stream of the Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF).

The Department of Industry, Innovation and Science is responsible for administering the program on behalf of the Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development and Cities.

RDAWEP congratulates District Council of Streaky Bay and Tumby Bay Progress Association Inc on their successful applications.

District Council of Streaky Bay – Ingrained: Ephemeral Eco Art Project – Sand sculpture installation.  The project will create a strategic plan for the VISIBLE Festival to add a new portion to the event with sand-related activities.
Tumby Bay Progress Association Inc – COLRtumby Street Art Festival.  The project will organise an inaugural COLRtumby Street Art Festival in April 2019.

Information on the grants awarded is available from

More information on the BBRF program is available from

Image: Colour Tumby Street Art

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