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 Tourism grants for Indigenous business round 2 – applicants offered funding agreements

Tourism grants for Indigenous business round 2 – applicants offered funding agreements

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National Indigenous Australians Agency

Publication abstract:

The Tourism Grants for Indigenous Business (Round 2) was a targeted competitive grant opportunity under the Indigenous Advancement Strategy which closed on 12 July 2022. Grants were capped at $50,000 for First Nations owned tourism businesses and $100,000 for First Nations community organisations across Australia.

Outcomes of the Tourism Grants for Indigenous Business (Round 2) have resulted in more than $6 million in small grants being offered to First Nations businesses and community organisations to support First Nations tourism.

Further information about grants awarded can be found on the GrantConnect website, managed by the Department of Finance.

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Tourism grants for Indigenous business (TGIB) round 2 - successful applicants
NIAA Region Applicant Name Project Location Project Title / Project Description Amount

Western NSW

Castlereagh Connect Pty Ltd

Coonabarabran

A First Nations on Country Dining experience

Funding will support the purchase of a food trailer that will enable Castlereagh Connect to provide catering for On Country Adventures and Signature Dining events.

$50,000

Western NSW

Michael Cain

Gilgandra

Procurement of small plant, equipment and provision of minor capital works

Funding will support the procurement of small plant and equipment, replacement of outdated tools and the provision of a workspace allowing for the safe storage of artwork equipment.  

$22,013

Western NSW

M.T Degoumois & A.J Degoumouis

Packsaddle

Upgrades to Packsaddle Roadhouse

Funding will support the installation of power outlets and street lighting at Packsaddle Roadhouse Camp Grounds, enhancing safety and supporting tourism in the region.

$40,593

Western NSW

River Dreaming Aboriginal Corporation

Forbes

Connecting to Country Cultural Tours

Funding will be used to establish a website and Facebook page; tour promotional material, logos and small equipment purchases to support tour delivery.

$20,108

Western NSW

Pandyil Farm Pty Ltd

Morago

Pandyil Farm Tourism Project

Funding will be used to improve road access, signage and development of a marketing plan. This project will include the launch of Pandyil Farm Saltbush products for online sales.

$19,536

Western NSW

Michael Lyons

Narrandera

Sandhills Artefacts Tourism Business Upgrades

Funding will support the completion of upgrades and improvements of two gallery spaces and improvements to the display areas for a collection of artefacts.

$50,000

Western NSW

Barbara Quayle

Broken Hill, Menindee

Improve jewellery processes and production

Funding will support the purchase of small plant and equipment and marketing services with website development and support.

$8,580

Western NSW

Brewarrina Aboriginal Corporation

Brewarrina

Brewarrina Aboriginal Cultural Museum Tourism Project

Funding will support the extension of the current museum tourism services to include food and beverages, improved hospitality services, upgrades to assets and to build capacity to provide accommodation.

$100,000

Eastern NSW

Bunyah Local Aboriginal Land Council

Port Macquarie,  Wauchope

Research, development and implementation of Bunyah Local Aboriginal Land Council (LALC) Cultural Tours

Funding will be used to operate a Cafe and Art Gallery and include the research, development and implementation of full guided tours showcasing the cultural heritage of the Birpai peoples.  

$100,000

Eastern NSW

Unkya Local Aboriginal Land Council

Coffs Harbour, Macksville, Nambucca. Surrounds -  Nambucca Heads

Establishment of Unkya Glamping Ventures

Funding will support the establishment of a semi-permanent glamping site including camp decking, toilet/shower facilities, yarning circle/fire pit, outdoor camp kitchen and storage facilities. 

$88,000

Eastern NSW

Muladha Gamara Pty Ltd

Batemans Bay, Bega, Bega Surrounds – Bodalla, Eden, Eurobodalla, Kiama, Moruya, Narooma, Nowra, Shellharbour,  Shoalhaven, Wallaga Lake, Wollongong

Muladha Gamara Indigenous Tourism

Funding will support the purchase of a 12 seater bus, development of marketing and promotional materials and basic IT equipment allowing for expansion of cultural tours and programs into schools and communities.

$50,000

Eastern NSW

James Thomas

Batemans Bay, Bega Surrounds – Eden, Eurobodalla, Moruya, Narooma

Eco-Tourism Seaweed Workshops, connecting cultural heritage, conservation and environmental sustainability

Funding will support the development of tourism strategies, conduct research and expand the number and locations of workshops whilst maintaining and revitalising cultural heritage.

$50,000

Eastern NSW

Koori Kulcha Aboriginal Corporation

Wingecaribee

Koori Kulcha Experience

Funding will support the expansion of commercial kitchen space, glamping facilities, IT and marketing and the development of  an outside theatre facilitating outdoor seating and dining.  

$50,000

Eastern NSW

Alpine River Adventures Pty Ltd

Southern Tablelands

Enhancements to Alpine River Adventures scenic, white-water and cultural river tours

Project funding will support the purchase of a minibus to shuttle clients to and from river tours, and promotional vehicle magnets. This will improve access to the tourism experience.

$49,748

Eastern NSW

South West Rocks Figtree Descendants

Kempsey, Kempsey Surrounds -  South West Rocks

Marketing and promotion of Aboriginal Cultural Tours on both land and water.

Funding will support the development of direct marketing materials, uniforms and merchandise as well as online marketing, IT hardware/software, including a website and booking system.

$95,000

Eastern NSW

Kerrie Saunders

Moree - West

Yinarr-ma Mobility Grant

Funding will support the purchase of a 4WD vehicle allowing for expansion of business, linking in with other Gomeroi community members who will sell cultural products as part of the tour.

$50,000

Eastern NSW

Gumaraa Aboriginal Experience Pty Ltd

Shellharbour

Land and sea cultural camp

Funding will support the development of a three day program including cultural teachings of the local area, traditional dance, storytelling and a supportive environment for personal growth.

$26,195

Eastern NSW

Swamp Oak Station Pty Ltd

Tamworth - Surrounds

Equipment upgrade to enhance customer experiences and increase product offer

Funding will support the purchase of a tractor to assist the delivery of trail rides and farm life tour experiences.

$50,000

Eastern NSW

Gadhungal Murring Pty Ltd

Nowra

Renovated shopfront and office

Funding will support the renovation of a shopfront and office to act as a staff hub, meeting place for tours, retail outlet for traditional artefacts, website and branding of company vehicles.

$48,910

Eastern NSW

Jerrinja Local Aboriginal Land Council

Shoalhaven

Bundarwa - Jerrinja Wandi Wandian Aboriginal Cultural Tourism Ranger Training Project

Funding will support the design of a cultural tours training program that educates the existing and new Jerrinja Cultural Rangers Team.

$100,000

Eastern NSW

Yidabal Galii Maa Pty Ltd

Ballina - Surrounds

Yidabal Galii Maa (YGM) expansion of tourism related services

Funding will support the acquisition of a 4WD motor vehicle to assist in reaching significant sites of interest and the transportation of equipment and artefacts.  

$50,000

Eastern NSW

Armidale & Region Aboriginal Cultural Centre & Keeping Place Inc.

Armidale

Armidale Cultural Centre's - Cultural Tourism Capacity Improvement Project

Funding will support the upgrade of the centre’s cultural tourism areas by updating existing commercial areas including the conference centre, gift shop and café.

$100,000

Eastern NSW

Daren Dunn

Coonabarabran – Surrounds, Dubbo West, Kiama, Manly,  Warringah, Wollongong

Printing Aboriginal merchandise and apparel on Country

Funding will support the purchase of a direct to garment printing machine to print Aboriginal digital designs directly onto fabric clothing and merchandise.

$45,000

North Queensland

Moompa-Awu Aboriginal Corporation

Coen

Developing On-Country Cultural and Nature-Based Tourism Experiences at Meripah Station

Funding will support the development of cultural and nature-based tourism experiences on Country and further progress product definition and market readiness. 

$100,000

North Queensland

Yagurli Tours Pty Ltd

Carpentaria exc, Doomadgee

Yagurli Tours - Purchase of Equipment

Funding will support the purchase of essential equipment, such as a vehicle hoist, telescopes and IT equipment, to support the growth of current tourism products.

$33,802

North Queensland

Cape York Art Proprietary Limited

Cairns - City

Meet The Makers

Funding will support the acquisition of minor equipment such as a fine art press print, print drying rack and a print storage draw in addition to IT equipment and software.

$20,566

North Queensland

Mirndiyan Gununa Aboriginal Corporation

Mornington

Mornington Island Festival 2023

Mornington Island Festival will be developed as an annual event. Funding will support repair works for existing assets (minor capital works).

$100,000

North Queensland

Gkuthaarn and Kukatj Aboriginal Corporation

Normanton

Normanton Tourism Project

Funding will support the development of local tours and birdwatching, bush tucker and camp oven cooking, building humpy’s to show case local culture and history and a bush caravan park.

$50,000

North Queensland

Jabalbina Yalanji Aboriginal Corporation RNTBC

Mossman – Surrounds, Mossman Gorge, Wujal

Jabalbina Tourism Strategy implementation and development of Jabalbina Tourism Hub, Incubator and start-up tours

Funding will support the establishment of a tourism hub/incubator, marketing program and purchase of a vehicle to support existing Eastern Kuku Yalanji (EKY) tourism.

$99,000

North Queensland

Chuulangun Aboriginal Corporation

Lockhart River

Chuulangun Campgrounds Enhancement Project

Funding will support the expansion and enhancement of facilities at the Chuulangun Campgrounds, increasing the availability of accommodation in the remote region.

$100,000

North Queensland

Mandingalbay Yidinji Aboriginal Corporation RNTBC

Cairns - City

Support and build the capacity of Mandingalbay Ancient Indigenous Tours

Funding will support the purchase of a small coach negating the current need to charter vehicles and drivers which is cost prohibitive.

$39,000

North Queensland

Ang-Gnarra Aboriginal Corporation of Laura

Cooktown

Quinkan Cultural Hub Renovations

Funding will support renovations of existing building for artist workshops, new Arts Craft gallery and a commercial coffee machine for small kiosk.

$59,170

North Queensland

Normanby Aboriginal Corporation

Hope Vale

Improving Visitor Amenity on Normanby Station Through Upgrades to Water Infrastructure

Funding will support the installation of a pipeline from a water bore on the property, to improve water quality available to visitors.

$49,992

North Queensland

Dawul Wuru Aboriginal Corporation

Cairns - North

Yirrganydji Cultural Tours and Experiences Discovery Centre

Funding will support the development of a cultural tourism strategy, concept and feasibility studies and business plan.

$99,000

North Queensland

Desmond Bowen

Hope Vale

Bush camping whilst providing unique cultural experiences on Country with Traditional Owner Group

Funding will support development of unique bush camping experiences on traditional land with an opportunity to experience cultural activities with Traditional Owners.

$50,000

North Queensland

Buluwai Indigenous Corporation

Mareeba

Kuranda Indigenous Tourism Hub

Funding will support the development of the Kuranda Indigenous Tourism Hub (KITH) which will support local First Nations cultural experiences and showcase First Nations artefacts, activities and regional bush food products.

$49,860

North Queensland

Buluwai Indigenous Corporation

Mareeba

Kuranda Talking Trails Audio Tours App

Funding will support the development of the Kuranda Talking Trails app, an audio-based tour guided by First Nation's Elders.

$38,400

North Queensland

Olkola Aboriginal Corporation

Cape York Wilderness

Upgrading the Journey to Olkola Country tour accommodation

Funding will support the upgrade to existing cultural tourism accommodation from basic tent camping to studio cabins and address tour accessibility barriers.

$40,500

North Queensland

Blusail Pty Ltd

Horn Island

Ur Memeg Tourism Venture

Funding will support the strategic inclusion of tourism activities, cultural Torres Strait Islander experiences and tours within current business.

$50,000

South Queensland

Dilly Bag Pty Ltd

Maroochydore, Sunshine Coast

Blak Markets @ My Dilly Bag

Funding will support the development of the very First Blak Markets on the Sunshine Coast showcasing First Nations artisans and entrepreneurs.

$49,717

South Queensland

Sobah Beverages Pty Ltd

Gold Coast

Development and implementation of visitor experience at new cultural tourism venue

Funding will contribute to marketing, venue design and overall visitor experience to the non-alcoholic brewery.

$50,000

South Queensland

Bunya Peoples' Aboriginal Corporation

Wambo

Sharing the Bonye Bush University In-Country Learning Place

Funding will support the expansion of current activities through tourism business development, marketing and infrastructure improvements.

$71,521

South Queensland

Cotmore Gulbay Pty Ltd

Moreton Bay region

Maiala Mountain Top Tucker project

Funding will support a commercial kitchen fit out and equipment, menu consult and website upgrade. This project will provide facilities to meet food safety legislation to expand into bush/native foods and beverages. 

$42,883

South Queensland

Maryborough Aboriginal Corporation for Housing and Cultural Development

Maryborough

Moonaboola Tours

Funding will support the purchase of small plant and equipment which will enable tourism products to be expanded and ensure accessibility for all people.

$100,000

South Queensland

Jibija Ung-Gwee Pty Ltd

Winton

Outback events stage and power supply

Funding will support the purchase of a cold room, staging, lighting and sound equipment to complement existing outback remote farm stay camp site.

$48,000

South Queensland

Native Oz Bushfoods Pty Ltd

Gatton

Native Oz Eco Tours

Funding will support the undertaking of improvements on shelter/toilet block required to provide adequate protection from the elements for those with accessibility limitations.    

$50,000

South Queensland

Nungeena Aboriginal Corporation for Women's Business

Brisbane City - Outer North, Caboolture, Caloundra, Maroochydore

Twilight Sisters in Residence - Campsite Redevelopment

Funding will support the purchase of tourism infrastructure to allow ceremonial and overnight stays for tourists and minor capital works improving accessibility to the site.

$80,000

South Queensland

Australian Organic Distillery Pty Ltd

Caloundra

Beachtree's Native Bush Tucker Experience

Funding will support minor capital works improving accessibility and providing those with limitations direct access to the building, increasing participation and knowledge sharing.

$47,253

South Queensland

Julie Appo

Bundaberg, Cherbourg, Eidsvold, Maryborough

Gnarla Mobile Teaching Service in the Arts and Fashion with Julie Appo

Funding will support the purchase of a vehicle to enable travel to remote communities, creating an online website and delivery of workshops for 30 participants over three regions at no cost.

$50,000

Top End and Tiwi Islands

Wulirankuwu Pty Ltd

Milikapiti, Tiwi Islands

Enhancing the capacity of Wulirankuwu Pty Ltd Tourism Investment, Milikapiti, Tiwi Islands

Funding will support the purchase of two vehicles to be used as hire vehicles and the installation of signage around the motel and lodge to enhance the visitor experience.

$97,169

Top End and Tiwi Islands

Joseph Parry

Daly River

Watjan Guided Tours – a multipurpose excavator

Funding will support the purchase of a multipurpose excavator to support the maintenance of roads and campsites after the wet season allowing for increased visitor participation on sites.

$48,945.45

Top End and Tiwi Islands

James Monck

Acacia – Larrakia, Batchelor, Cox - Finniss

Empowerment Miloo - provision of bus for cultural and wellbeing activities

Funding will support the purchase of a small bus or people mover enabling the business to grow by having the ability to confirm bookings in advance with the confidence of knowing tours can be conducted.

$50,000

Central Australia

Indigenous Dhawu Creative Pty Ltd

Yirara College - Surrounds

Ayeye Atyenhe Art business development project

Funding will support the facilitation of both art and weapon/artefact workshops and the purchase of start-up materials as a working base for the activity to allow tourist participation, marketing and vehicle.

$41,484

Arnhem Land and Groote Eylandt

Gundjeihmi Aboriginal Corporation

Jabiru

Developing ideas for a cross cultural tourism enterprise

Funding will support the development of a business strategy to further incorporate a tourism enterprise that will align with the Jabiru Masterplan, Kakadu Tourism Masterplan and the NT Indigenous Tourism strategy.

$100,000

Arnhem Land and Groote Eylandt

Nyinyikay Dha Wuba Aboriginal Corporation

Nhulunbuy

The Construction and Development of Nyinyikay Homeland Weaving, Art and Craft Market

Funding will support the construction of a secure lock up area and a large open covered area to be used for art and crafts production and cultural education activities.

$77,200

Arnhem Land and Groote Eylandt

Groote Eylandt Lodge Pty Ltd

Alyangula

Expand Indigenous Cultural Tours

Funding will support the purchase of a 4WD bus allowing for further access to other recreational lands and beaches and expansion of current cultural tour products.

$100,000

Kimberley

Balanggarra Aboriginal Corporation RNTBC

Wyndham

Boosting Balanggarra Tourism

Funding will support the integration and development strategy of unique cultural walking tours, signage, infrastructure maintenance and replacement of four bush camp tents operated by Kimberley Cultural Connections.

$78,000

Kimberley

P.J Grove & S.L Grove

Broome - Central

Enable tourists to Broome a unique cultural experience with Indigenous Elders, storytellers and entertainers

Funding will support the upgrade of transportation options through the purchase of a 43 seater coach and the purchasing of capital items to support the expansion of the business.

$50,000

Kimberley

C. Howard, H. Howard, T. Howard & T.M Howard

Beagle Bay

Refurbishment of existing toilet block at Natures Hideaway Middle Lagoon

Funding will support the refurbishment of the existing ablution facility. The refurbishment will be extensive and improve the facilities on offer for both guests and day visitors.

$50,000

Kimberley

Lulim Pty Ltd (Wijingarra Tours)

North-West Kimberley

Solar- Lithium Microgrid system

Funding will support this project through the purchase and installation of a 5kva solar power generator for the base camp allowing staff to remain on site during the relevant tourism season.

$49,700

Kimberley

Broome Aboriginal Media Association Aboriginal Corporation

Broome - Central

Goolarri Indigenous Events

Funding will support this project through the purchase of essential equipment, such as a PA system and projector to create and deliver more tourism-focussed event products, including more music-based and film-based events.

$98,009

Kimberley

Mimbi Aboriginal Corporation

Fitzroy Crossing - Surrounds

Small Group Glamping

Funding will support purchase of two glamping tents and five quality family tents along with camping furniture, lamps and linen.

$34,996

Kimberley

Jasman Angus

Bardi (One Arm Point)

Install a standalone solar power system

Funding will support the installation of solar power, fans, lights and power points on current site used for tours.

$48,800

Kimberley

Temali Howard

Kununurra exc. Town Camps

Purchase of equipment to establish a commercial kitchen and cultural event premises

Funding will support the purchase of commercial kitchen equipment and a new venue to be known as The Tasting Plate.

$35,000

Kimberley

Temali Howard

Kununurra exc. Town Camps

Blak Taps - The Ultimate Cultural Culinary Experience in the Kimberley.

Funding will support a menu re-design to cater to cultural events, education of native ingredients, promoting Aboriginal culture and connection to Country.   

$15,000

Kimberley

Wuggubun Aboriginal Corporation

Kununurra exc. Town Camps

Capital Equipment and Works

Funding will support the purchase of a tipper truck for ground maintenance and structural improvements to the ablution block increasing the safety of the campgrounds and venue space.  

$57,000

Kimberley

A Kimberley Adventure Pty Ltd

Kalumburu

Purchase of camper trailers  

Funding will support the purchase of two Camper Trailers to expand business.  

$50,000

Kimberley

Johani Mamid

Broome - Central

Improvements to Wakiji Tour

Funding will support the improvement to seating capacity and comfort for visitors and provide interpretative signs that give a broader history of Country and culture.

$50,000

Kimberley

Oongkalkada Incorporated

Derby

Re-construction of Eco-Tents

Funding will support the re-establishment of seven eco-tents on Country to ensure patrons are able to experience a full traditional experience of staying on Country safely.

$80,960

Kimberley

Neville Poelina

Fitzroy River - Surrounds

Acquisition of a Mobile Commercial Food Van

Funding will support the acquisition of a mobile commercial food van enabling Uptuyu Aboriginal Adventures to increase tour offerings and production of Kookkoo’s Own Bush Remedies.

$37,378

Kimberley

Rosanna Angus

Bardi (One Arm Point)

Cultural Tours Expansion Project

Funding will support the expansion of marketing and promotional reach through developing marketing materials with high level resolution for imagery for videos and social media quality.

$15,000

Greater Western Australia

Paupiyala Tjarutja Aboriginal Corporation

Laverton, Ngaanyatjarraku

Upgrade of equipment at Ilkurlka Visitor Centre

Funding will support the upgrade of IT, replacement energy efficient drinks cabinet, log saw and purchase of a generator for powering workshop equipment.

$15,177

Greater Western Australia

Juluwarlu Group Aboriginal Corporation

Roebourne

Development of Ganalili Cafe

Funding will support the development of the Ganalili Centre café which will increase numbers of coincidental visitors, duration visitors on site, local clientele and in-house event catering.

$41,715

Greater Western Australia

Mudjar Aboriginal Corporation

Esperance

Esperance Aboriginal Cultural Hub

Funding will support the installation of braille and multi-dimensional signs, accessible pathways, acquisition of AV equipment, point of sale systems.

$90,862

Greater Western Australia

Wajarri Yamaji Aboriginal Corporation

Mount Magnet

Develop and conduct cultural tours based in Cue

Funding will support the installation of ablution facilities and funds to work with Traditional Owners to develop tourism offerings that showcase the history and significance of the sites.

$94,244

Greater Western Australia

Hazel Walgar

Ashburton – Surround, Exmouth

Baiyungu Dreaming Stage 2 - Cultural Immersion

Funding will support the purchase of a good quality used four-wheel drive, communication, safety equipment and minor camping equipment.

$48,983

Greater Western Australia

Mara Arts Aboriginal Corporation

Geraldton – Central, Mullewa

Yamaji Tourism Product Development

Funding will support the development of culturally authentic products and merchandise that will complement the visual arts experience delivered to visitors to the art centre.

$70,000

Greater Western Australia

Joseph Collard

Perth - Central

Provide Authentic Aboriginal Cultural Experiences

Funding will support the purchase a small 12 seater bus to deliver cultural events, cultural immersion and experiential tour services.   

$49,990

Greater Western Australia

Jeert Mia Aboriginal Corporation

Katanning

A Food Trailer to sell Bush Food

Funding will support the purchase a food trailer to assist in the selling of bushfoods at annual and local events within the region.

$90,886

Greater Western Australia

Caleb Shaw

Chitteri, Dandaragan, Gingin

Yuat Boodja Tours

Funding will support the purchase of items such as marketing, computer software, uniforms, licencing and vehicle costs. 

$50,000

Greater Western Australia

WAITOC Association Incorporated

Melville - North

Aboriginal Tourism Touring Digital Map Phase Two

Funding will support purchase of digital map development capability. It will be a one-stop-shop for booking holidays including flights, car, and accommodation.

$100,000

Greater Western Australia

Tracey Degrussa

Avon - Surrounds

Refurbishment of the Mangaart Miya Nyungar Cultural and Heritage Centre in Ballidu

Funding will support this project through the marketing and distribution of First Nations tourism products through the development and marketing of the Centre. 

$15,578

Greater Western Australia

Annie Dabb

Esperance,  Ravensthorpe - Surrounds

Culturally, Culinary, Eco tourism experience in Esperance-Ravensthorpe

Funding will support the expansion of marketing and materials to support walks, camping on Country and cultural tourism group activities.

$40,000

Greater Western Australia

Pilbara Camel Trekking Pty Ltd

Karratha, Onslow, Paraburdoo, Tom Price

Upgrading of Camel Camp facilities and tour package

Funding will support the upgrade of our equipment, finishing off the Camel Camp infrastructure and adding activities like Astronomy and Cinema under the stars to our Trekking package.

$50,000

Greater Western Australia

Judumul Advisory Aboriginal Corporation

Coolgardie

Identification and naming of place, storytelling

Funding will support the development of a showcase of stories of the Kalaako people of Coolgardie both within a gallery environment and with guided tours lead by local Elders.

$70,000

South Australia

Something Wild Australia Pty Ltd

Adelaide - Central

Indigenous Food and Beverage Masterclasses

Funding will support the establishment of the infrastructure to deliver Indigenous Food and Beverage Masterclasses at our Adelaide Central Market stall.

$49,000

South Australia

Mannum Aboriginal Community Association Inc.

Mid Murray

Ngaut Ngaut Tourism Development Project

Funding will support the development of a business growth plan which will help identify new markets including those attracted to astro/archaeological cultural tourism.

$99,000

South Australia

Adelaide Ocean Safari Pty Ltd

Holdfast Bay

Purchase bus to provide transfer services for clients to vessel

Funding will support the purchase a bus that will transfer guests to and from accommodation/airport to vessel. 

$45,000

South Australia

Yandruwandha Yawarrawarrka Traditional Land Owners (Aboriginal Corporation) RNTBC

Port Augusta - Surrounds

Innamincka Tourism Accommodation Business Operational Planning

Funding will support the cost of an Operational Plan that will explore the viability of a tourism venture that is distinctive, unique and generate a return on investment.

$50,000

South Australia

Kokatha Aboriginal Corporation RNTBC

Port Augusta – Surrounds, Roxby Downs

Kokatha Aboriginal Corporation (KAC) Tourism Enterprise

Funding will support for work to commence on a five year Cultural Tourism Business plan. The plan reviews market and gives rationale for the market segment targeted and initiatives proposed.

$100,000

South Australia

Ochre Dawn Pty Ltd

Adelaide Hills

Peramangk Storytelling in the Adelaide Hills

Funding of this project will support the exhibition of stories on bespoke signage in prominent tourist destinations on Country.

$49,000

South Australia

Mark Koolmatrie

Onkaparinga - South

To transition Kool Tours from offering ad hoc tours to structured bookable tours

Funding will support the procurement of a booking system signage, uniforms, promotional material (digital and print) and the introduction of food as part of the tourism experience.

$49,000

South Australia

Corey Turner

Adelaide  - Surrounds

Cultural Tour Buses

Funding will support the acquisition of a bus enabling Southern Cultural Immersion to meet the demand for Aboriginally led cultural tours that has been requested by the local community.

$50,000

South Australia

Yalata Anangu Aboriginal Corporation

Yalata

Yalata - Waterless Compostable Toilets

Funding will support the purchase and installation of five water-less compostable toilets which will be placed across a 55km stretch of Our Lands where we currently have 15 campsites available to the public.

$54,500

South Australia

Scotdesco Aboriginal Corporation

Ceduna

Scotdesco Solar Power

Funding will support the making of camps and accommodation facilities more affordable, accessible and safe to grow target market of school groups.

$54,500

Victoria and Tasmania

Yilam Pty Ltd

Wallan, Seymour

Yilam Tourism Grant Application

Funding will support the purchase of suitable all-wheel drive vehicle and vinyl wrap of two cars in Yilam branding to support successful delivery of Yilam Connecting to Country experiences.

$42,674

Victoria and Tasmania

Worn Gundidj Aboriginal Co-Operative Ltd

Warrnambool

Worn Gundidj Artefact and Jewellery making

Funding will support the development of artefact and jewellery making as an additional add on to our culture and nature tours.

$50,000

Victoria and Tasmania

The Trustee for Djandak Fixed Trust

Bendigo – Surrounds, Castlemaine, Kerang, Macedon Ranges, Maribyrnong

Walking with Djaara on Djandak - Community, Culture and Enterprise

Funding will support the upskilling and capability of staff who will form a professionally creative and supportive network that will promote and grow place-based tourism activity.

$97,000

Victoria and Tasmania

Koorie Heritage Trust Inc. (KHT)

Melbourne - Central

Develop and deliver a marketing and communications campaign

Funding will support a marketing and communications campaign to promote our activities and increase our audience’s post-COVID.

$94,995

Victoria and Tasmania

Nayri Niara Pty Ltd

Hobart, Kingborough, Tasman

Nayri Niara good spirit Business Event Catering

Funding will the support the purchase a fully equipped mobile catering van to respond to the growing interest in providing First Nations medicinal and nutritional cuisine for hosted business events. 

$50,000

Victoria and Tasmania

The Circular Head Aboriginal Corporation (CHAC)

Circular Head, King Island

Establishing the foundations for significant cultural and educational tourism in North West Tasmania

Funding will support the development of an experiential cultural facility and major visitor attraction in North West Tasmania called the Tarkine Inspiration Centre.

$95,225

Victoria and Tasmania

Wathaurong Aboriginal Co-Operative Limited

Geelong, Queenscliff

Enabling equitable access to cultural and eco-tourism opportunities at Wurdi Youang

Funding will support the undertaking of minor capital works to build a toilet block with four cubicles (two accessible, one ambulant, one standard).

$100,000

Victoria and Tasmania

Nunami Sculthorpe-Green

Hobart, Launceston

Blak Led Tours Tasmania Product Development Project

Funding will support initiatives that include the development of new Aboriginal-guided tours, self-guided Aboriginal art walks and research and development of a kunanyi-based product.

$49,863

Victoria and Tasmania

Ochre-Rain Pty Ltd

Kingborough

Aboriginal culture & history on-Country experience at Bruny Island

Funding will support the development of the first and only tourism experience at Bruny Island that explores Tasmanian Aboriginal history and culture, providing an off-road tour of natural landscapes and hands-on experiences.

$50,000