Building our Regions Round 6

What's new

The Building our Regions program has a long and successful history of supporting Queensland’s local governments to invest in essential regional infrastructure and creating flow-on economic development opportunities and jobs.

Round 6 of Building our Regions will offer $70 million over 3 years for local governments to improve their water supply and sewerage systems.

Construction projects

Detailed applications are open for councils with shortlisted projects until Tuesday 17 May 2022.

Shortlisted councils identified as disaster declared from the recent weather and flooding events may request an extension of their deadline to Tuesday 24 May 2022. To request this extension, please contact your local Department of State Development, Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning office.

Detailed application are to be submitted using the online form.

Detailed applications must also provide a number of other documents. Templates for these are below:

The following documents provide more information about application requirements:

Planning projects 

Applications for planning projects have closed. Announcements are expected mid-2022.


All local governments outside South East Queensland are eligible for funding through Building our Regions Round 6. Funding pools and project eligibility varies based on the water service provider size of the local government body applying. You can view the map of local government eligibility (PDF, 1.7MB).

Funded projects

Previous rounds of Building our Regions have seen more than $348 million approved towards 271 projects across 67 local government body areas. These projects have leveraged more than $539 million in additional funding from other sources for a total capital expenditure of more than $887 million, supporting an estimated 2,700 jobs.

Read more about Rounds 1-5 of Building our Regions at the Department of State Development, Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning.

Contact us

For more information on Building our Regions Round 6:

Last updated: 09 Mar 2022