Have your say on the Regional Connectivity Program Round 2 draft guidelines

Share your views on the draft guidelines for Round 2 of the Regional Connectivity Program.

Draft guidelines for Round 2 of the Regional Connectivity Program have been released, and we want your views.

The RCP provides competitive grants allowing investment in projects that improve digital connectivity in regional, rural and remote communities.

Round 2 of the RCP is providing an additional $112.8 million (GST incl), including $46.6 million (GST inclusive) of dedicated funding for projects in Northern Australia under the Connecting Northern Australia initiative.

Round 2 will use ‘place based’, targeted investment to provide economic opportunities and enable full participation in the digital economy for regional communities and businesses.

Submissions are encouraged from the telecommunications industry, all levels of government and other interested stakeholders. Consultation is open for 2 weeks until Friday 29 October 2021 at 5:00pm AEDT.

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