The remaining $1.8 million of 2019-21 RADS funding has been primarily set aside for the Albany Airport runway redevelopment project.
Managing your grant
If you are successful in obtaining a 2021-23 RADS grant, the Managing your RADS grant brochure will assist you with the necessary actions and requirements for your grant to be paid and acquitted. It contains information about how you should report on your grant, as well as templates which you may wish to use.
The new 2021-23 Managing your RADS grant brochure will be sent to successful grantees together with their funding deeds.
The conditions as outlined in your funding deed prevail.
Since 2008/09, 282 regional airport projects have been granted RADS funding totaling almost $42 million, in support of projects valued at approximately $96 million. RADS projects have improved airport safety, accessibility, security and development planning at regional airports.
regional airport projects have been granted RADS funding since 2008/09
($ Million) in RADS funding awarded since 2008/09
The 2021-23 RADS funding round is funded by the Department of Transport. Refer to the document below for a full list of RADS projects that have been completed and fully acquitted from 2008-09.
Other funding sources
The Commonwealth Governments Remote Aviation Access Program (RAAP) is administered by the Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications and provides funding support for access and safety upgrades to remote aerodromes as well as subsidised flights to ensure residents of remote communities have access to regional service centres.
The funding components on RAAP are:
- The Remote Air Services Subsidy (RASS) Scheme.
- The Remote Aerodrome Inspection (RAI) Program.
- The Remote Aerodrome Upgrade (RAU) Program.
Additionally, in the 2019-20 Budget, the Commonwealth Government committed $100 million over 4 years through the Regional Airports Program (RAP) to ensure that key regional airport facilities meet the needs of communities and local industry, now and into the future.
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