Prior to commencing work on developing a business case for a project please contact the Office of Regional Development to discuss your project ideas and program eligibility.
An Expression of Interest needs to be completed and assessed before applicants will be requested to prepare a business case for potential program funding.
Business case resources
These resources have been provided to help applicants prepare effective business cases when applying for funding.
The first section of these guidelines outlines why business cases are required and key business case principles. The remaining sections provide practical advice on key business case components for applicants to demonstrate how their proposals align with government priorities, provide value for money and can be delivered with an acceptable level of risk.
Writing a business case simplified guidelines (PDF, 7.36 MB)
Writing a business case frequently asked questions (PDF, 325.58 KB)
Business case template
This template provides the structure for applicants to include all the information required for a detailed business case.
Writing a business case template (DOCX, 4.08 MB)
Example of a business case
This example has been prepared to provide guidance to applicants on the content required in a business case.
Writing a business case sample template (PDF, 978.41 KB)