COVID-19 hit regions to get a $100m boost with regional grants fund

Karen Barlow
By Karen Barlow
Updated October 7 2021 - 7:14pm, first published 11:30am
Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce. Picture: Elesa Kurtz

Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce is committing an extra $100 million to the controversial Building Better Regions Fund as part of an infrastructure boost for COVID-19 hit regions.


Karen Barlow

Karen Barlow

Chief Political Correspondent

Karen Barlow is ACM's Chief Political Correspondent. Working in the federal press gallery, she investigates and writes about federal politics and government. She has an interest in integrity, leadership and social equity. She has covered two Olympics and been to Antarctica twice. Contact her on

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