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Regional Economic Development Grants

Grant recipients announced

The projects which have been allocated funding through the State Government's Regional Economic Development Grants (RED Grants) program have been announced. In total, 13 projects received funding from a pool of  $703,767 in the South West. You can read the official announcement by clicking here.

The program invests in community driven projects to stimulate economic growth and development in regional Western Australia.

We thank everyone who took the time to submit an application for funding.

For further information on the RED Grants, contact our grants coordinator, Amanda Taylor, on or 9792 2012.


South-West RED grant recipients

Applicant Project Funding
Southern Forests Honey The Colony Concept $150,000
Margaret River Busselton Tourism Association Ngilgi Cave Precinct Modernisation Project $100,000
Ocean Grown Abalone Limited Augusta Boat Harbour Seafood Processing Facility $85,000
City of Bunbury Connecting Bunbury Geographe $76,510
Busselton Jetty Incorporated Busselton Jetty Underwater Observatory Interpretation Upgrade $75,000
Bunbury Dolphin Discovery Incorporated Dolphin Centre Leveraged Marketing $44,000
Maker and Co Collective Pty Ltd Maker Program 2019 $40,300
Australia's South West Inc. Great South West Edge Touring Route $40,000
Geographe French Australian Festivals Inc. CinefestOZ Film Festival - enhancement and growth $35,000
Jazz by the Bay Association Jazz by the Bay Festival - Arts Business Development consultant $26,392
Arts Margaret River Margaret River Readers and Writers Festival $14,000
The Nannup Music Club Inc. Brockman St Venue Development $12,470
Festival of Busselton Incorporated Festival of Busselton 2019 $5,095