The Federal Government is funding remote airstrip upgrades.

The Commonwealth has announced $8 million in the latest round of funding for eligible organisations to perform safety and access works at remote aerodromes and airstrips.

Successful applicants can access the Remote Airstrip Upgrade Grants Round 7 for eligible projects including upgrading runway surfaces or stormwater drainage, installing or upgrading runway lighting and navigation aids, and installing or upgrading animal proof runway fencing.

The program does not cover landside works including terminals, hangars, buildings or commercial developments.

Applications close 5pm AEDST 12 November 2019. 

More information is available here.