Tourism Product Development Fund

16 February 2021

The NSW Government announced that $4.1 million will be available through the Tourism Product Development Fund in 2021/22.

$1.6 million is available under the Refresh and Renew FundNow Open

  • The Fund offers a grant of $30,000, with a $15,000 co-contribution from the applicant, to assist accommodation providers improve their facilities and accommodation to better meet consumer expectations. The minimum eligible project budget is $45,000.

$2.5 million is available through the Experience Development FundNow Open

  • The Fund offers grants of between $80,000 and $150,000 in matched dollar-for-dollar funding to support projects that will create a new tourism attraction or experience that aligns with the Visitor Economy Strategy 2030.

Refresh and Renew Fund

This fund is available to businesses based in regional NSW that operate a medium size accommodation property i.e. more than 10 rooms and less than 100 rooms.  Grants are intended to assist the accommodation provider improve their facilities and accommodation to better meet consumer expectations with particular emphasis on addressing issues that have been identified by consumers through their feedback.

Applications for the Refresh and Renew Fund close on 9 December 2021 at midnight Sydney Time.

For more information please review the:

Experience Development Fund

This fund is available to businesses that are proposing to develop a new attraction or experience in NSW that directly aligns with the NSW strengths identified in the Visitor Economy Strategy (VES) 2030. This fund involves a two-stage process. The first stage is an Expression of Interest (EOI). The shortlisted EOIs will be invited to submit a full application.

Applications for the Experience Development Fund close on 16 January 2022 at midnight Sydney Time.

For more information please review the:

How to Apply

To be considered for funding, please register (or login if you have already registered) and complete the online form for the Fund you wish to apply to.

All forms must be submitted via the online system.

For questions about completing this application form, the guidelines or deadlines, please first contact your Destination Network.

Alternatively, you can email tourism.funding@dnsw.com.au and quote your application ID (this number is available on your dashboard when you log in to the online application portal and was sent to you by email when you first saved your application).


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