The NSW Government is offering $3.5 million to boost tourism in regional NSW, including the Central Coast, thanks to three funding streams currently open for applications.
Parliamentary Secretary for the Central Coast and Member for Terrigal Adam Crouch said the funding could be used to develop new attractions and visitor infrastructure, to refresh existing tourism products, or to secure and create new business events.
“The $3.5 million of funding currently on offer is targeted to help new or established business owners be visitor-ready,” Mr Crouch said.
“More tourists mean more jobs for Central Coast locals, so I encourage businesses and tourist operators to consider how they could access this funding and enhance their current offering.
“After the triple whammy of fires, floods and COVID-19 we need to do everything possible to support local businesses and tourism operators.”
Minister for Jobs, Investment, Tourism and Western Sydney Stuart Ayres said the funding would help to position the NSW visitor economy for long-term growth.
“We may be operating in a new, COVID-safe environment but the desire to travel, have new experiences, connect with colleagues, learn and build new networks is stronger than ever,” Mr Ayres said.
The three funding streams that are now open are:
For information, go to: www.destinationnsw.com.au.