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Round Three Aboriginal Tourism Grant Recipients Announced

  • 01 December 2021
image of Aboriginal man standing in front of buildling painted with art
A total of 12 Territory businesses have been awarded a share of more than $200,000 as part of round three of the Aboriginal Tourism Grant Program.

Aboriginal Tourism Grants are targeted to assist Aboriginal owned and operated businesses with projects to reinvigorate and support their tourism experiences.

The grants are capped at $20,000 to support projects and attracted a co-contribution from applicants of more than $56,800.

One success story includes $19,991 for the Iltja Ntjarra Many Hands Art Centre in Alice Springs to enhance the front entry with commissioned art work, murals and interpretive works.

The Luwungunji Indigenous Camp Ground located in the Barkly Region received $18,177 to support a cultural and environmental tourism infrastructure upgrade and activity expansion, including installation of a new bird hide, water supply and bathroom at camp no5.

And in the Top End, Dadirri Connection Tours received $16,020 towards developing a business plan for a new tourism product for the Litchfield/Daly region.

For more details visit https://www.tourismnt.com.au/industry-toolkit/grants-funding/aboriginal-tourism-grants

Quotes from Minister for Tourism and Hospitality Natasha Fyles:

“Round three of the Aboriginal Tourism Grants will deliver economic benefits to communities in the Top End and Central Australia regions.

“This round of grants will help deliver infrastructure upgrades, interpretive signage and business plans for new and existing tourism products.

“The Territory Labor Government has a proud track record of backing our diverse tourism industry – and Aboriginal Tourism Grants are just one example of this work.”

Page last updated on 01 December 2021