Round 1 Recipients

The projects to receive funding from the 2018-19 VEEP Program, round 1 (excluding GST) were:

  • Upgrades to reception and visitor areas, Alatai Holiday Apartments ($10,000)
  • Pop Rocket Café Expansion Project, Blast Coffee Group ($10,000)
  • Upgrades to ablution facilities, Lodge of Dundee ($50,000)
  • Improve lighting and kitchen equipment, Marksie's Stockman's Camp Tucker Night ($7,500)
  • Upgrades to existing passenger vehicle, Offshore Boats Pty Ltd ($9,567)
  • Deliver two additional deluxe cabins, Devils Marbles Hotel ($50,000)
  • Upgrades to furniture and common use facilities, Frogs Hollow Backpackers ($10,000)
  • Resort pool works, Palms City Resort ($45,454)
  • Campground upgrades, Gapview Hotel ($50,000)
  • Repair bath surrounds in guest rooms, Aurora Alice Springs Hotel ($13,350)
  • Installation of a new integrated audio visual system, Pee Wees ($50,000)
  • Upgrade bathrooms at Wirib Store & Tourism Park, Gunamu Aboriginal Corporation ($22,705)
  • Croc Cove Audio Tour App, Crocosaurus Cove ($19,611)
  • Upgrades to accommodation and camping facilities as well as bushwalking tracks, Ross River Resort ($50,000)
  • General upgrades, Adelaide River Tours ($9,090)
  • Retrofitting of horse carriages, M P Gallagher ($9,000)
  • Information services upgrade at Doubletree by Hilton Darwin ($50,000)
  • Upgrade Point of Sale System (POS), Hot Tamale restaurant ($11,000)
  • Permanent beautification of outdoor dining space, Rachael's Seafood Shack ($8,070)
  • Reception area renovation, Gecko Canoeing ($10,000)
  • Improvements to Leaders Creek Fishing Base, Bultech Pty Ltd ($50,000)
  • Improvements to Youth Shack and Chillis Backpackers ($9,090)
  • Café-style conversion of Dunmarra Roadhouse dining room, Boxian Holdings ($9,090)
  • Upgrades to the Space Discovery Centre, Milikom Pty Ltd ($44,835)
  • Undoolya Station upgrades, Broken Spur ($6,265)
  • Mobile catering booth to service sunrise and sunset tours, Uluru Segway Tours ($10,000)
  • Campground ablution facilities upgrade, Nitmiluk Tours ($42,964)
  • Climate controlled reception area, Litchfield Tourist Park NT ($50,000)
  • Solar power for a tour dinner site at Simpsons Gap, RT Tours Australia ($9,090)
  • Extension of current camel racetrack, Uluru Camel Racing Club ($5,940)
  • Upgrades to vessel, Streeter Pearl Lugger ($16,144)
  • Upgrades to studio class room, Alice Springs School of the Air Visitor Centre ($9,955)
  • Furniture and lighting upgrades, Mataranka Roadhouse ($9,085)
  • Development of additional camp kitchen, MacDonnell Ranges Big4 Caravan Park ($50,000)
  • Cooling of Eva's Café at George Brown Botanic Gardens ($45,000)
  • Install non slip flooring at WWII tunnels, Marchant Enterprises Pty Ltd ($10,000)
  • Campsite upgrades in Yulara, Remote Tours Pty Ltd ($37,380)
  • Solar technology enhancement project for Trek Larapinta eco-camps, Australian Wilderness Adventures ($9,090)
  • Improvements to camp ground, Bynoe Retreat ($10,000)
  • Fitness centre upgrades, Doubletree by Hilton ($23,925)
  • Vic courtyard beautification and cooling project, Pearl & Co Darwin ($35,315)
  • Playground and multi-purpose information structure / birding pavilion, Timber Creek Hotel & Caravan Park ($29,545)
  • Refurbishment of function area, Erldunda Roadhouse ($10,000)
  • New wireless PA system, Katherine Outback Experience ($9,429)
  • Restaurant and guest room enhancement, H on Smith Hotel ($45,454)
  • Expansion of existing sunset viewing area, Kings Canyon Resort ($50,000)
  • Vehicle enhancements and retrofitting, NT Bird Specialists ($8,654)
  • Upgrade of public facilities, Ikuntji Artists Aboriginal Corporation ($7,000)
  • Trial conversion of one Yellow Waters cruise boat to solar power, Cooinda Lodge Kakadu ($50,000)
  • Improved seating at Wangi Falls Café and kitchen facilities at Litchfield Café ($10,000)
  • Accommodation upgrades at Dundee, Anglers Choice Pty Ltd ($50,000)
  • New pontoon at Corroboree Billabong, Wildlands Pty Ltd ($50,000)
  • Expand business operation/café, Crazy Acres ($45,455)
  • Upgrades to meeting room, veranda seating area and signage, Angkerle Aboriginal Corporation ($21,068)
  • Upgrades to Lodge, Groote Eylandt Lodge ($40,445)
  • Development of a water park at NT Adventure Park, UNO Management Services Pty Ltd ($50,000)
  • New breakfast and seafood restaurant at the Waterfront, Snapper Rocks Bar and Restaurant ($50,000)
  • Construct a new semi-permanent campsite on the Larapinta Trail, World Expeditions Travel Group Pty Ltd ($50,000)

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