One million dollars to support regional events in 2022-2023

Premier Steven Marshall said the $1 million increase for regional events will strengthen our state’s event calendar, especially during the COVID-19 recovery phase, while creating local jobs in our regions. .

“Regional events play an important role in driving visitation, boosting our regional economies and creating local jobs,” said Premier Marshall.

“The new funding will further expand our calendar of regional events, helping to attract local, interstate and international visitors who will spend their hard-earned dollars in our state.”

“The 2021-2022 funding rounds supported 55 events in South Australia, more than doubling our calendar of events and festivals from the previous year.

“He has supported brand new events in our state, from Jazz in the Park on the Fleurieu Peninsula to the Copper & Stone Music Festival in the Clare Valley, to such well-known favorites as the Easter Carnival of Oakbank in the Adelaide Hills and Ceduna Oysterfest on the Eyre. Peninsula.

“I can’t wait to see what exciting new events and festivals will be uncovered this year,” said Premier Marshall.


The 2022-23 Regional Events Fund has four categories:

  • Major Event Funding (starting at $50,000) – up to three years of funding for new large-scale events that have the potential to be nationally or internationally significant and offer substantial visitation opportunities, media and profiling and an economic impact for South Australia.
  • Established Event Funding ($20,000 – $50,000) – funding for up to three years for events that can demonstrate a strong track record of growth and event innovation strategy.
  • Development Funding ($10,000 – $20,000) – up to three years of funding for events that demonstrate potential for growth and development.
  • Emerging Events Funding ($5,000 – $10,000) – up to two years of funding for events that are one to three years old, with a focus on smaller community events.

The 2022-23 Regional Events Fund will support events held between September 1, 2022 and August 30, 2023. Applications for the first round will open on Sunday January 30, 2022 and close at 5 p.m. on Friday April 22, 2022. The second round will open in August. 2022.

Applications for major event funding will be accepted year-round.

For more information, including guidelines and eligibility criteria, visit: https://tourism.sa.gov.au/support/regional-event-fund

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