Roadhouse to Recovery Grant

Daly Waters Pub

Grant Recipients - Round 3 

A total of 17 regional and remote wayside inn, caravan parks and roadhouse operators across the Territory have received $2 million in grants with 14 projects in the Top End and a further 3 in Central Australia as part of Roadhouse to Recovery round 3.

Recipients include:

Adelaide River InnNew large eating area, supermarket/store and kitchen$150,000.00 
Barkly HomesteadInstall 5 new cabins$150,000.00 
Batchelor Holiday ParkUpgrades to pool area/ shade and mini golf, 10 new campground concrete pads, upgrade/seal roads$76,022.00 
Big4 Breeze Holiday Park Katherine2 new two bedroom cabins, one cabin being accessible compliant$150,000.00 
Borroloola Hotel MotelUpgrade air conditioners in the rooms, install solar flood lights and upgrade the electrics for the swimming pool$25,909.09 
Cooinda Lodge KakaduFull renovation of the ablution block located at the bistro$150,000.00 
Corroboree Park TavernUpgrade visitors swimming pool with accessibility access $96,025.50 
Daly Waters PubNew check-in area separate to bar, larger dining area and souvenir area, new store room next to kitchen$81,560.14
Gorge View Bush RetreatElectrical upgrades of camp kitchen, install 12 new safari tents, build kiosk/pizza bar and install new pool$150,000.00 
Humpty Doo HotelAblution block accessible compliant for Humpty Doo RV Park$41,271.50 
Kakadu Lodge Caravan ParkInstall 4 new cabins$150,000.00 
Kings Creek StationNew children's playground$135,768.32 
Mary River Wilderness RetreatNew playground, jumping pillow and ablution block accessible compliant$150,000.00 
Renner Springs Desert InnUpgrade sewerage services and electrical pillars for new powered sites. 20 solar street lights around the park, new water tank and BBQ area/shelter$150,000.00 
Riverview Tourist VillageRoad repair, internal changes to cabins and ablution blocks upgrades$131,281.00 
Savannah Way MotelInstall 4 two bedroom family cabins$116,320.14 
Tumbling Waters Holiday ParkNew park activities hub (6m X6m demountable) and seal the parks roads for dust suppression$80,397.00


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Previous Rounds

Grant Recipients - Round 2

A total of 39 regional and remote wayside inn, caravan parks and roadhouse operators across the Territory have received $4.934 million in grants with 28 projects in the Top End and a further 11 in Central Australia as part of Roadhouse to Recovery round 2.

Recipients include:

Dundee Beach Holiday Park

Social hub area - outdoor bbq, dining area, fire pit, guest laundry, bathrooms & dedicated waste and recycling point including dump point

 $      150,000.00

Heartbreak Hotel

Install new ablution block

 $      142,500.00

Mainoru Outstation Store

New 2 bedroom bunkhouse & ablution block

 $      133,363.64

Darwin River Tavern and Supermarket

Install pool and shade

 $      149,572.50

Daly River Inn

Park cabins for tourist's accommodation

 $      121,654.05

Glen Helen Resort    

Resort accommodation refurbishment    

$      150,000.00 

Mataranka Roadhouse

Electric upgrades, public ablution block, new cool room and extension for storage

 $      150,000.00

Corroboree Park Tavern

New accommodation block and electrical upgrades

 $      150,000.00

Devils Marbles Hotel

New cabin, new ablution block

 $      150,000.00

Point Stuart Wilderness Lodge

Safari camp refurbishments

 $        40,511.25

Tobermorey Station Caravan Park

Cold room/freezer and playground shade structure

 $      105,859.24

Gove Boat Club

Kitchen freezer expansion and cool room upgrade

 $        32,991.03

Douglas Daly Holiday Park

Insulate dining area

 $        13,464.00

Tumbling Waters Holiday Park

Construct new ablutions block and swimming pool

 $      150,000.00

Dunmarra Wayside Inn

New accommodation cabins

 $      150,000.00

Oasis Tourist Park

Resort pool and poolside villas

 $      150,000.00

De Lago Resort on Lake Bennett

Upgrades to De Lago Resort on Lake Bennett

 $      150,000.00

Cooinda Lodge Kakadu

Expansion of playground area and addition of a jumping pillow

 $      150,000.00

Litchfield Park Cafe

New outdoor area, ablution block, 6 new safari style glamping tents, upgrades to kitchen and generator

 $      150,000.00

Erldunda Roadhouse

New playground & campground kitchen enhancements

 $      150,000.00

Kings Creek Station

Visitor WiFi and accommodation communal area enhancements

 $      145,440.69

Kakadu Lodge Caravan Park

Four new studio cabins for tourist accommodation

 $      150,000.00

Litchfield Tourist Park

New bbq lounge with fire pit, campground to allow glamping(infrastructure only), 40 powered sites & new ablution block

 $      150,000.00

Bark Hut

New ablution block

 $      150,000.00

Batchelor Holiday Park

Cabin improvements & Cabin improvements and install 2 additional cabins

 $      103,971.50

Daly Waters Pub

New school & group bunk house accommodation

 $      150,000.00

The Purple Mango Cafe and Brewery

Install 2 cabins and ablution block

 $      150,000.00

Litchfield Motel

Upgrades to guest rooms

 $      145,569.07

Timber Creek Hotel

Upgrade bar and dining facilities

 $      148,011.00

Hi Way Inn

New amenities block

 $      140,932.50

Ooraminna Station Homestead

Install heated pool and outdoor kitchen

 $      150,000.00

Barrow Creek Wayside Inn

Kitchen, bar and dining area upgrades, new sheltered walkway and elevated ablution block

 $      150,000.00

Gemtree Roadhouse and Caravan Park

Power and telecommunications upgrades

 $        85,614.00

Outback Caravan Park Tennant Creek

Additional accommodation and security improvements, upgrade pool precinct

 $      110,000.00

Leaders Creek Fishing Base

Infrastructure upgrades - power, laundry and awning

 $        59,704.00

Tilmouth Well Roadhouse

Refurbish second hand demountables into two ensuite rooms family rooms

 $        28,807.50

Acacia Hills Caravan Park

Bitumen the forecourt, renovate the public toilet, a new dump point and nine new power and water points

 $      114,938.01

Territory Manor Motel & Caravan Park

Waste water upgrades

 $      150,000.00

Aileron Roadhouse

Upgrades to solar power

 $      111,849.30

Grant Recipients - Round 1

A total of 35 regional and remote wayside inn, caravan parks and roadhouse operators across the Territory have received $4 million in grants with 21 projects in the Top End and a further 14 in Central Australia as part of Roadhouse to Recovery round 1.

Top End region grant recipients include:

  • Banyan Farm: Upgrades to ablution block and bistro areas $61,978.00
  • Bark Hut: 50 new powered sites, upgrading two existing ablution blocks, construct two new camp kitchens, twelve new accommodation units and installing a jumping pillow $150,000.00
  • Bitter Springs Cabins & Camping: Upgrades to camp kitchen and ablution block$134,986.20
  • Borroloola Hotel Motel: Upgrades to motel and public ablution block facilities $138,050.00
  • Corroboree Park Tavern: Upgrade and construction of new family accommodation facilities and upgraded security within the camping area $150,000.00
  • Daly River Inn: Upgrade and refit of the bathroom facilities including accessible facilities $80,316.72
  • Daly Waters Pub: Six family units including two with accessibility access $150,000.00
  • Dundee Lodge: Ablution facility rebuild $150,000.00
  • Emerald Springs Roadhouse: A new family cabin accommodation, children’s playground and swimming pool $120,000.00
  • Hi-Way Inn Daly Waters: Redo the flooring in the bar area, increase dining space in the bar and expand the outdoor garden bar area $150,000.00
  • Litchfield Motel: Renovation of all accommodation room bathrooms $139,832.70
  • Litchfield Safari Camp: Family cabins upgrade $40,509.26
  • Mainoru Outstation Store: Upgrade of dining area, campground and family accommodation $120,000.00
  • Mataranka Roadhouse: Increase the footprint of the bakery area including an air-conditioned dining area $145,349.82
  • Point Stuart Wilderness Lodge NT: New children’s playground and jumping pillow $53,498.00
  • Roper Bar Store: Build six new motel rooms with ensuites and new camp kitchen, install 10 solar power sites $117,133.27
  • Territory Manor Motel & Caravan Park: Upgrade restaurant bathroom facilities $60,183.27
  • Timber Creek Hotel: Install two new family cabins $120,000.00 
  • Top Springs Hotel: Family accommodation, camp kitchen, activity centre and amenity block $120,000.00
  • Victoria River Roadhouse: major renovation to the existing roadhouse including upgrade the kitchen to offer a larger family friendly and tour group cafe and dining area, create two new outdoor garden bars and a new amenities block $150,000.00
  • Wirib Store & Tourism Park: upgrades to accommodation, camp kitchen and shared amenities $115,961.68

Central Australian region grant recipients include:

  • Banka Banka West Station and Tourist Park: Upgrade decking on five cabins and refurbish new family style accommodation and commercial kitchen, installation of 12 powered camp sites $148,000.00
  • Barrow Creek Hotel: Accessible access ablution block upgrades, upgrades to outdoor dining area and access paths $120,000.00
  • Dunmarra Wayside Inn: Craft Beer Brewery plus Canning $118,402.20
  • Erldunda Roadhouse: Power upgrades to campsites and upgrades to café display equipment $83,212.80
  • Kings Creek Station: Power upgrade $120,000.00
  • Kulgera Roadhouse: Accommodation room upgrades $119,031.00
  • Outback Caravan Park: Increase dining area, install mini golf, add self-serve cooking area, improve security $150,000.00
  • Renner Springs Desert Inn: Refurbishment of motel rooms and swimming pool $120,000.00
  • Tobermorey Station and Roadhouse: Install two new family cabins $66,726.27
  • Threeways Roadhouse: Install three new family cabins and a new outdoor garden bar $150,000.00
  • Ti Tree Farm Garden & Ti Tree Food Barn: Install two self-catering air conditioned accommodation units $104,616.64
  • Ti Tree Roadhouse: Upgrade camp kitchen, install a children's playground and upgrade accommodation room verandas $74,388.60
  • Tilmouth Well Roadhouse: Accessibility and guest amenity improvements $37,822.67
  • Wycliffe Well Holiday Park (United Petroleum): Restaurant and shop floor retiling and replace ceilings, undertake pool upgrades and bathroom upgrades $120,000.00
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