Apply now for next round of regional events funding

Event holders from around the State are encouraged to apply for the 2021-2022 Regional Events Scheme funding round, which opens today(October 6 2020).

Supported by the WA Government, through Tourism WA and the Regional Events Program, the initiative supports smaller and developing Western Australian events.

A total of $1 million of funding is available through the scheme, including funding of $150,000 for the Regional Aboriginal Events Scheme (RAES). The RAES is for events that showcase Aboriginal activities and experiences through the leadership and participation of Aboriginal people.

As part of the 2020-21 funding round, 77 diverse regional events were awarded funding, including the 2020 Brew and the Moo in Dampier, Bunbury Fringe 2021 and Starry Weekend in Koorda.

To be eligible for either scheme, events must be held between July 1, 2021 and June 30, 2022, with event holders able to make a funding submission for between $5,000 and $40,000.

Applications close at 5pm WST on Tuesday, December 1, 2020.

For more information or to apply, visit

Source: WA Government