Regional Jobs Creation Fund

Applications open for Regional Job Creation Fund

Applications are now open for the Regional Job Creation Fund. The $100 million fund supports existing businesses in regional NSW to grow and encourages interstate or overseas businesses to invest in regional NSW. The Regional Job Creation Fund supports regional investment and job creation by offering up to $10 million in co-funding to activate or bring forward regional projects in engine, enabling or emerging engine industries. Examples of eligible projects could include the:

  • replacement, upgrade or adaptation of plant and equipment at an existing regional NSW business
  • establishment of an additional production line for an existing regional NSW business
  • onshoring of activity currently done overseas to a regional NSW location
  • development of new regional tourism experiences and visitor attractions
  • relocation of a business operation from out of state to regional NSW.

The Regional Job Creation Fund’s focus is to co-fund projects creating at least five sustainable regional jobs. More information is available in the program guidelines.


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