Regional Airports Program opens
Applications for parties seeking grants from the Commonwealth’s $100m Regional Airports Program will open on October 24.
There is a total $45m available in the first round of grants, ranging between $20,000 and $2 million.
Program will improve the safety and accessibility of airports or aerodromes in regional areas of Australia by supporting critical air infrastructure that will:
improve the safety of aircraft, operators and passengers using regional airports or aerodromes
facilitate improved delivery of essential goods and services such as food supplies, health care and passenger air services
improve the connectivity of Australia’s regions to domestic and global market opportunities
meet the operational requirements of aeromedical and other emergency services in the region.