Unlocking regional economic development, supporting jobs.
Through the Regional Economic Development (RED) Grants, the State Government is investing in projects that stimulate economic growth in regional Western Australia.
The RED Grants Program is a $50.85 million state-wide government initiative that invests in locally driven projects that stimulate job creation and economic growth in regional areas. The program will invest $5.652 million over nine years into the South West region.
Applications for Round 6 closed at 3pm on 30 June 2023. Thank you to everyone who submitted an application.
Applications for funding were assessed on a competitive basis considering clearly demonstrated economic outcomes in relation to the following RED objectives:
- Sustainable jobs
- Expanding or diversifying industry
- Developing skills or capabilities
- Attracting new investment in the region
- Increasing productivity
For further information, please contact the SWDC grants team on 9792 2000 or email@example.com .
If you are thinking about applying for funding through future rounds, we encourage prospective applicants to view the video resources and webpage links on this page. This information has been made available to assist prospective applicants to learn more about the RED Grants Program and help you prepare a compelling funding application.
Are you thinking of applying for a RED Grant in the future? Make an appointment with our grants coordinator.
In focus – Vee Two Australia
Applying for a grant
Managing your grant
Southern Forests Honey – $150,000, The Colony Concept
Margaret River Busselton Tourism Association – $100,000, Ngilgi Cave Precinct Modernisation Project
Ocean Grown Abalone – $85,000, Augusta Boat Harbour Seafood Processing Facility
City of Bunbury – $76,510, Connecting Bunbury Geographe
Busselton Jetty – $75,000, Busselton Jetty Underwater Observatory Interpretation Upgrade
Bunbury Dolphin Discovery Incorporated – $44,000, Dolphin Centre Leveraged Marketing
Maker and Co Collective – $40,300, Maker Program 2019
Australia’s South West – $40,000, Great South West Edge Touring Route
Geographe French Australian Festivals – $35,000, CinefestOZ Film Festival – enhancement and growth
Jazz by the Bay Association – $26,392, Jazz by the Bay Festival – Arts Business Development consultant
Arts Margaret River – $14,000, Margaret River Readers and Writers Festival
The Nannup Music Club – $12,470, Brockman St Venue Development
Festival of Busselton Incorporated – $5,095, Festival of Busselton
Hopbroker – $150,000, Brugan Brewing
Southern Forests Blackwood Valley Tourism Association – $74,945, Southern Forests Blackwood Valley Tourism Industry Development Project
Vasse Valley – $50,000, Upscaling value–added Hemp Food Production
Shire of Nannup – $46,881, Nannup Trails Town Infrastructure
Geographe Enterprises – $81,000, Temperature Controlled Inspection Room
Production and Interpretive Centre Expansion
Samson’s Paddock – $100,000, Project Donny-Stay – Creating Donnybrook’s Only Premium Hotel Accommodation
Aquafarms Australia – $147,280, The Capel Marron Farm Tourism Facility
Harvey Hemp – $50,000, Harvey Hemp Regional Scalability and Expansion Project
The Local Drinks Co – $57,125, Shelf Stable All Natural Handcrafted, Better for You Beverages
Thurlby Herb Farm – $98,305, Thurlby Herb Farm – Sweet Smell of Soap Success in the Southern Forests
Lennard Waste – $100,000, Lennard Waste Water Treatment – Waste Reduction, Water Enrichment, Capacity Growth
Integrity Engineering Solutions – $100,000, Development of the Jointegrity Bolted Joint Quality Assurance System
Touchtech Australia – $43,544, Touchtech Australia New Facility Fitout
Alpine Laundry – $150,000, Alpine Laundry Expansion
Kingston Rest Farms – $100,000, Indoor Sheep Feeding
South West Hops – $99,392, South West Hops – Processing Plant
The Margaret River Chocolate Company – $85,000, The Margaret River Chocolate Company – Expansion of existing manufacturing, sales and cafe facility.
Boyup Brook Hotel – $64,485, Boyup Brook Hotel Accommodation Upgrade
Vineyard 28 – $49,995, Vineyard 28 – Winery Expansion
The Foodey Collective – $13,730, Foodey Ready Made