Previous Grant Funding

The following grant funding was administered by the Gascoyne Development Commission

Individual Regional Grants

Recipient Project Description Funding
Shire of Carnarvon Upgrade of water pipelines connecting water treatment plant to parks and gardens to increasing amenity of Carnarvon, reducing costs. $291,000
Shire of Upper Gascoyne Installation of solar panel system to reduce cost of supplying electricity to Gascoyne Junction Tourism Park, increasing financial viability of business. $152,000
Rangelands NRM Research report into gaps in horticulture biosecurity in Carnarvon, with recommendations to inform an industry led solution. $100,000

Small Grants Program

The Gascoyne Development Commission administered the following State Government grants committed in 2021.




Grant amount

Shire of Carnarvon

Carnarvon Skate Park upgrade

Development and upgrade of town skate park.


Shire of Carnarvon

Carnarvon Entry Statement establishment

Establishment of an entry statement into Carnarvon.


Shark Bay Bowls Club

Shark Bay Bowls Club lighting

Installation of lighting to enable the club to hold evening events and expand product offering to include night-time bowling.


Carnarvon Golf Club

Carnarvon Golf Club shed

New shed to safely store equipment, heavy machinery and tools.


Exmouth Game Fishing Club

Exmouth Fishing Club playground

New children's outdoor playground.


Exmouth Eagles Football Club

Exmouth Eagles Football Club coaster bus

Purchase of a second-hand coaster bus for transport to games.


Mungullah Community Aboriginal Corporation

Mungullah Community basketball court

New basketball court, fencing and seating.


Granny Glasgow’s Education & Care

Granny Glasgow Education and Care playground and equipment

Upgrade to the centre's second outdoor play area.


Gascoyne Early Years Network

Gascoyne Early Years Network - upgrade playground

To upgrade playground equipment at the Butcher Street Playgroup Building.


Gascoyne Regional Grants Scheme

GUIDELINES Grant Audit Acquittal 2017 2018

Gascoyne Regional Grant Scheme Final Grant Acquittal Report

2016 – 2017 Grant recipients

Applicant Project Funding
Shire of Carnarvon Integrated water supply $300,000
Carnarvon Growers Association Gascoyne Water Masterplan implementation – Phase 1 $300,000
Carnarvon Growers Association Gascoyne Water Masterplan implementation – Phase 2 $267,380
Carnarvon Space and Technology Museum Inc Replacement and insulation of the Power House roof, the fixing of solar panels and setting up of tanks for water storage $140,000
Shire of Exmouth Building future memories 50 years commemorative event $150,000
Shire of Exmouth Multi-purpose community room and multi-user storage facility $105,886
Bush Heritage Australia Shark Bay Research and Tourist Master Plan $57,500
Total funding $1,320,766

Gascoyne Community Chest Fund

2016 – 2017 Grant recipients

Applicant Project Funding
St John Ambulance (WA) Ltd (Exmouth Sub Centre) Building extension- reception, office and storage areas $37,880
Carnarvon Space and Technology Museum Inc Life-size Mercury – Redstone Rocket $50,000
Boolbardie Country Club Inc Solar power to sustain the Boolbardie club house and sheds $46,000
Sporting Shooters Association Exmouth Branch Construction of new infrastructure – water tank and solar inverter freestanding system $30,140
Exmouth Yacht Club Youth Sailing Program $19,720
Gascoyne Food Council Gascoyne Food Festival $50,000
Shire of Shark Bay Destination Shark Bay brand development $20,000
Carnarvon Community College Parents & Citizens Association Inc Nature playground $50,000
Gascoyne Off Road Racing Club 2018 Gascoyne Dash communications $35,900
Shire of Upper Gascoyne Tourist Rest/Information Areas $37,880
Shark Bay Speedway Inc Toilet block $17,592
Carnarvon Speedway Inc Upgrade of lighting $16,682
Total funding $511,713