Naracoorte World Heritage Festival and Fun Run gets funding through Building Better Regions

The Naracoorte community is set to benefit with Tony Pasin delivering funding under Round 3 of the Federal Liberal and Nationals Government’s highly successful Building Better Regions Fund. Federal Member for Barker Tony Pasin said the Liberal and Nationals Government’s investment in local projects under Round 3 will help grow the economy and build a strong future for Australia’s regions.

Amongst the successful grant applications for Round 3 is the Naracoorte World Heritage Festival and Fun Run. Naracoorte Lucindale Council will receive $20,000 from the Federal fund for the $40,000 project that will deliver an event incorporating a fun run and a festival of cultural and social activities.

The event will celebrate the Naracoorte Caves' 50 year anniversary of the discovery of one of the world’s 10 greatest fossil sites, and 25 years since the Naracoorte Caves were added to the World Heritage list.

“It is projects like this bring community together to celebrate something that makes the region unique. It’s all part of making regional communities even better places to live, work and raise a family,” Mr Pasin said.

Mr Pasin also stated that the Morrison government is committed to ensuring Australia’s regions remain strong, resilient and prosperous in the long term.

“We are supporting our regions through investing in important local infrastructure, as well as great community-building and planning initiatives under the Building Better Regions Fund and other Government priorities such as the Regional Growth Fund and our decentralisation agenda.

“In this round we are also investing more than $70 million in regional tourism infrastructure, to support those many regional communities that rely on tourism to bolster their economy.

“We have seen fantastic outcomes from the first two rounds, and today’s announcement continues our commitment to unlocking the economic potential of regional Australia, and ensuring our regions continue to thrive.”