Department of Industry, Tourism and Trade’s Tourism NT

Department of Industry, Tourism and Trade’s Tourism NT

The Department of Industry, Tourism and Trade’s Tourism NT is providing grant funding to enhance Aboriginal Tourism businesses across the Northern Territory.

Funding Information

A total pool of $200,000 (GST exclusive) has been allocated for the program. Priority will be given to projects that meet the activities or outcomes specified in the Northern Territory Aboriginal Tourism Strategy and the NT’s Tourism Industry 2030 Strategy.

  • One-off funding of up to $20,000 (excluding GST) is available per business.
  • Successful projects must:
    • Deliver benefits to an individual business, multiple businesses or to a region;
    • Be able to be completed by 30 September 2021.

Eligible Projects & Activities

As a guide, examples of projects and activities may include (but are not limited to):

  • Small infrastructure development upgrades which enhance the Aboriginal tourism offering;
  • Contributions towards planning documentation (i.e. business plan, feasibility plan, master plan) or;
  • Interpretation development projects and activities (i.e. signage, interpretation plan, guiding manuals). Any road signage must align to national standards and requirements of the Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics.

Eligibility Criteria

  • To be eligible for the Aboriginal Tourism Grant Program (ATGP) Round 2 the tourism businesses must be Aboriginal owned (greater than 50% Aboriginal owned) and operating in the NT. To be supported through this program, businesses must:
    • have a significant tourism focus
    • be legally constituted
    • be Australian registered
    • currently operate in the NT and employ resident Territorians.
    • Successful applicants from ATGP Round 1 are not eligible to apply.
  • Note: For profit and not for profit organisations are eligible to apply.
  • Agencies of Government and Regional Tourism Organisations are not eligible to apply.
  • Successful applicants from ATGP Round 1 are not eligible to apply.

Post Date - 16-Nov-2020


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