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Smart Cities and Suburbs $50m Program Announced

Improving the liveability, productivity and sustainability of Australian cities & towns

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 A $50 million Smart Cities and Suburbs Program to improve the liveability, productivity and sustainability of Australian cities, suburbs and towns has been announced by the Australian Government.

The Smart Cities and Suburbs Program will support local governments, private companies, research organisations and not-for-profit bodies to work collaboratively and deliver innovative smart city projects. The program will provides funding to support projects that apply innovative technology-based solutions to urban challenges to improve the liveability, productivity and sustainability of Australian cities, suburbs and towns.

The Assistant Minister for Cities and Digital Transformation, the Hon. Angus Taylor MP, announced the launch of round one of the Smart Cities and Suburbs Program on 17 March 2017.

Applications for round one are open until 5:00pm AEST on the 30th of June 2017.

More information on the Smart Cities and Suburbs program guidelines are available on business.gov.au.