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Bridges Renewal Programme

The Australian Government has committed $300 million to the Bridges Renewal Programme from 2015-16 to 2018-19.  In the 2016-17 Federal Budget this was extended by $60 million per year from 2019-20. The objectives of the programme are to upgrade and repair bridges to enhance access for local communities and facilitate higher productivity vehicle access.

Applying for Bridges Renewal Programme Funding

The Bridges Renewal Programme is currently closed for applications. Round Three will be open later in 2016.

The Australian Government will contribute a maximum of fifty per cent of the total project cost.  Projects are selected through a competitive, merit based process. Proponents are encouraged to consult with industry and community more broadly on potential projects to ensure industry priorities and community views are considered in the development of proposals.

Payments for all successful projects are made through National Partnership Agreements to state/territory governments.

Current Projects

On 18 January 2016, the Australian Government announced the successful Round Two proposals.

  • National list of Current Round Two Projects PDF: 119 KB ReadSpeaker

In February 2015, the Australian Government announced the successful Round One proposals.

  • National list of Current Round One Projects PDF: 88 KB ReadSpeaker

Contact Us

All enquiries can be addressed to bridgesrenewal@infrastructure.gov.au.

The Bridges Renewal Programme telephone line is 02 6274 8040.