Local governments have received funding approval through the Federal Government's Regional Growth Fund.
Regional and rural councils can now apply for a share in more than $70 million for safer and more reliable roads, according to the Victorian Government.
All 48 regional councils in Victoria have been successful in securing a portion of more than $30 million in the first round of the state government’s $100 million Fixing Country Roads Program.
Round two of the Building Better Regions Fund – Infrastructure Projects stream has given 136 regional projects the green light, with a total project value of $459 million.
The Territory Government is allocating the funds through its Strategic Local Government Infrastructure Fund grants to address infrastructure deficiencies in remote communities.