Tourism Demand-Driver Infrastructure (TDDI) Program

Gove Boat Club, Northern Territory, Australia

The Tourism Demand-Driver Infrastructure Program (TDDI) commenced in 2014-15 and is a four year commitment, with 2017-18 being the fourth and final year.

The program consists of a funding pool of $775,000 available to support a small number of high quality, large-scale projects that deliver a broad benefit across the tourism sector.

The Tourism Demand-Driver Infrastructure Program (TDDI) is an Australian Government program which Tourism NT is administering in the Northern Territory. It aims to support the delivery of infrastructure in the Territory that contributes to the national Tourism 2020 strategy by driving demand, improving quality and increasing tourism expenditure. Successful projects require at least matched cash funding. 

Funding has now closed for this program.

Please contact Destination Development on 08 8999 5198 for more information or view the TDDI 2017-18 Guidelines.

TDDI 2017-18

The projects to receive funding from the 2017-18 Tourism Demand-Driver Infrastructure Program (TDDI) excluding GST were:

  • Major upgrades to amenities block and septic system, Renner Springs ($68,182)
  • Opening a retail / gallery space called Provenance Arts near the Darwin CBD area ($168,136)
  • Erection of open-air shed at Katherine Outback Experience ($166,707)
  • Redevelopment of the Alice Springs Telegraph Station entry building ($40,000)
  • Visitor improvements at Curtin Springs ($157,000)
  • Stage 2 of an Uluru - Kata Tjuta GPS triggered Multi- Lingual Audio Guide, Uluru Segway Tours ($75,000)

TDDI 2016-17

The projects to receive funding from the 2016-17 Tourism Demand-Driver Infrastructure Program (TDDI) were:

  • Design and construct an open air shade shelter, Alice Springs ($129,500)
  • Manbiyarra (Border Store) hostel redevelopment, Kakadu ($100,000)
  • Constructing a new art gallery, Katherine ($100,000)
  • Two pens being outdoor exhibits for large exotic cats, Darwin ($100,000)
  • Caravan park extension with 14 new en-suite powered sites, Central Australia ($100,000)
  • Chinese services project, Darwin ($100,000)
  • Establishing a new permanent Northern Territory base, Top End ($92,500)
  • Delivering a tourism business mentoring program, East Arnhem ($33,000)
  • Industry Crisis Response Management System, Top End ($20,000).

TDDI 2015-16

The projects to receive funding from the 2015-16 Tourism Demand-Driver Infrastructure Program (TDDI) were:

  • New air conditioned accommodation, Lorella Springs ($46,273)
  • A multi-purpose space at Glen Helen, Central Australia ($83,727)
  • Renovation of Seven Spirit Bay to develop a new west Arnhem touring route ($200,000)
  • Upgrades to the Gove Yacht Club, Nhulunbuy ($65,986)
  • New wheelchair accessible walking trails at Standley Chasm, Central Australia ($196,915)
  • Upgraded conference facilities, Crab Claw Island ($45,000)
  • Funding to assist the new Borella Ride permanent exhibition, Tennant Creek ($59,599)
  • Accommodation expansion at Cooinda Lodge Kakadu ($77,500).

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