Over $10 million (about $7.37 USD) has been allocated for projects in South Australia under round five of the Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF), a report said.
Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said ten projects in his constituency have been awarded funds, adding to the success of previous rounds.
This included a tourism plan for Coffin Bay, a tourism plan for the Yorke Peninsula, an economic development and investment strategy for Port Lincoln, and improvements to the Cleve Area School’s boarding facilities.
Other projects included an upgrade of the Clare Sports Precinct and Balaklava Pool, life-saving support for Roxby Downs and the Kati-Thandi Lake Eyre Water Event Response Plan, assistance for the Marion Bay playground, and upgrades for the Parham Short-Stay facility.
Ramsey stated that the Coffin Bay Tourism Growth project would use the $600,000 (about $442,000 USD) to finance the building of a new Jetty.
The Parham Short-Stay Facility will receive $100,000 (about $73,600 USD) to improve and rejuvenate amenities at the Port Parham free campground.
In Round 5 of the BBRF, the government has committed nearly $300 million (about $221 million USD) to fund 295 projects in regional Australia that will result in approximately 9900 jobs throughout the project.