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04 July, 2012

$10,910,000 Funding Boost for Key Projects in the Far North

Regional Development Australia (RDA) Far North has welcomed the announcement of funding for three key projects under Round Two of the Regional Development Australia Fund (RDAF) worth $200 million.

Details of the projects are:

  • $5,000,000 for the redevelopment of Central Oval in Port Augusta to create a Far North Regional Community/Sports hub
  • $910,000 for Coober Pedy's "Water for Growth Project" which will contribute towards a new 12km water pipe-line and irrigation system
  • $5,000,000 for Unity Housing Company's Northern Region Affordable Housing Initiative which will supply 100 new affordable rental houses in northern SA regional areas.

The full list of projects across South Australia that have received funding under Round Two of RDAF can be found at www.regional.gov.au

Nearly $1 billion has been provided to RDAF for strategic infrastructure and economic growth and diversification.

More information on RDAF can be found at www.regional.gov.au

Detailed feedback will be provided to applicants in the coming weeks to assist them to prepare for upcoming rounds.

For any additional information email rdaf@regional.gov.au

Claire Wiseman
Chief Executive Officer
RDA Far North