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Fixing Country Roads

Current status

Two funding rounds for Fixing Country Roads have been completed. We will contact all eligible councils when the next round opens.

Fixing Country Roads Progress and Assessment map

An interactive map is now available, which shows the status of every funded project under the Fixing Country programs. 

The map will be updated monthly and is a great tool for everyone to use in order to see the current status of projects in their local area. 


Fixing Country Roads is a program that provides targeted funding to local councils to repair and upgrade regional NSW roads.

Its overall aim is to improve and build efficient freight transport networks to reduce costs for businesses.

The program helps to fund projects that better connect local and regional roads to state highways and key freight hubs; such as silos, saleyards, rail heads, supermarket distribution centres, industrial parks and depots.

Round Two: 2015-16

On 2 November 2015, the NSW Government announced a further $50 million in funding. Find out more from the Media Release.

In June 2016, 64 successful projects were announced.  View the list.

Round One: 2014-15

The NSW Government announced $42.85 million in funding for 77 projects across NSW. The total value of the projects came to $95 million after extra contributions were made from local councils, the Australian Government and industry.

In February 2015, 77 successful projects were announced. View the list.

How to apply for funding for your project 

Funding applications are assessed in two phases: 

Australian Government funding

Applicants are also encouraged to apply for Australian Government funding.

The three most relevant programs are:

Australian Government programs will contribute a maximum of 50 per cent of the total project cost. Find out more from: Australian Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development.

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