Appendix G - List of Grants Programs

This appendix addresses the requirement for the Department to report details of the grants programs it administers. Information on grants awarded by the Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government and the Department of Infrastructure and Transport since 1 January 2009 is available at

Table G.1 Grants programs administered in 2009–10
Program name
Program 1.1—Infrastructure investment
Nation Building Program
Nation Building Program Investmenta
Nation Building Black Spot Projectsa
Nation Building Boom Gates for Rail Crossings
Nation Building Heavy Vehicle Safety and Productivitya
Nation Building Roads to Recovery
Nation Building Off-Network Projectsa
Nation Building Plan for the Future (Major Cities)a
Management of residual issues of former Australian National Railways Commission
Program 2.1—Transport security
Aviation security enhancements—improving international aviation security
Program 2.2—Surface transport
International Maritime Organization—contribution
National Transport Commission
OECD Road Transport—contribution
Program 2.3—Road safety
National Road Safety Council—contribution
Seatbelts on regional school buses
Program 2.4—Air transport
International Civil Aviation Organization—contribution
Remote Aerodrome Safety
Program 3.1—Regional development
Better Regions
East Kimberley Development Packagea
Jobs fund—Bike Paths
Jobs Fund—Infrastructure Employment Projectsa
Regional and Rural Research and Development Grants
Regional Development Australia Committees
Regional Partnerships
Program 3.2—Local government
Local Government Reform Funda
Regional and Local Community Infrastructure Program—Strategic Projects

a These programs are administered under the Federal Financial Relations Act 2009. Further information relating to National Partnership Agreements for payments to the states and territories is available at

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