TRC’s Business Cases win a piece of the NT’s $4M Roadhouse to Recovery pie! Congratulations to the Timber Creek Hotel and the Emerald Springs Roadhouse – both awarded $120,000 each to improve their visitor experience for the self drive market. It has been great to work with you both and we can’t wait to see the final results! 


“One outcome of COVID-19 has been the substantial increase in the tourism drive market and the expectation is that this will continue to grow as more states open their borders.

Funding has been made available to assist wayside inns, roadhouses and caravan park operators to improve their visitor experience with grants of up to $150,000 in funding to support infrastructure improvements.

Families are a growing self-drive market, and infrastructure that supports families, such as play spaces, family cabins or rooms or baby change room amenities, will be welcomed as part of this program.

Improving amenities and experiences at roadhouses to encourage self-drive tourists to stay additional nights in the Territory, by providing capacity for additional accommodation between regional centres.Read full media release here.