August 25, 2022

Events bring thousands of visitors to regional areas, boosting businesses, creating jobs, and helping local economies thrive.

The $20 million Regional Events Fund supports events held in regional Victoria, showcasing our regional tourism strengths and building Victoria’s reputation as an events destination.

Visit Victoria welcome applications from private companies, councils, Regional Tourism Boards and not-for-profit organisations for events that meet the eligibility criteria and program objectives detailed in the Regional Events Fund Guidelines.

Support is available across three streams:

Stream 1 – Regional Event Acquisition

Funding up to $1 million to support the attraction of one-off or ongoing major events.

Stream 2 – Event Growth and Development

Funding up to $500,000 to grow the economic impact of medium to large-scale events.

Stream 3 – Event Industry Support

Funding up to $50,000 to build capability and support the marketing and operations of events that attract intrastate or interstate visitors.

Applications close Friday 30th September.

For more information please see the link here.