The $365 million Building our Regions program supports local government infrastructure projects in regional communities that create flow-on economic development opportunities and jobs.

The program has a strengthened focus on delivering more enduring economic outcomes for regional communities, targeting funding toward job-creating infrastructure that will improve economic conditions and liveability.

Round 5

The $70 million Round 5 has now closed. Successful projects will be announced in early 2020.

Learn more on how to apply for funding.

Funded projects

Rounds 1–4 of Building our Regions has allocated funding towards 223 projects across 66 local government areas in regional Queensland, supporting an estimated 2419 jobs and attracting additional investment of $487 million from councils and other organisations.

Read more about the funded projects.


Each regional local government is eligible for funding under one of three funds managed by the department.

Read more about fund eligibility.

More information

For more information about the Building our Regions program: