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Export Market Development Grant (EMDG) May 2020 legislation and rules update

June 16, 2020

Recent changes were announced to the EMDG for FY20 claims only. Our MD Kate Whitehead explains these changes. Watch to find out more.

Podcast: Don’t Miss Out on Government Grants

June 9, 2020

Listen to Avant Group’s Managing Director, Kate Whitehead being interviewed by Nicole Goodman from the leading Business Essentials Daily Podcast. This episode entitled Don’t Miss Out on Government Grants, helps…

R&D Tax Incentive changes postponed for another six months, government proposing retrospective changes

June 2, 2020

Changes to the Research & Development (R&D) Tax Incentive have been postponed until at least August 2020, after the Senate Economics Legislation Committee’s inquiry report was pushed back due to…

Manufacturing Modernisation Grant Award

May 5, 2020

The Hon. Karen Andrews announced the award of the Manufacturing Modernisation Grant to 200 successful businesses nationally. Here we recap the announcement.

Austrade releases major EMDG updates due to the COVID-19 crisis

April 15, 2020

If you are not sure what the Export Market Development Grant (EMDG) is – feel free to read more here. We can report good news for Export Market Development Grant…

COVID19 Government Funding Guide: State by state

April 8, 2020

Last updated: July 7th, 2020 Federal and state governments have announced a range of support measures for businesses to help support companies through the COVID-19 crisis. The funding your business…

What makes a good competitive grant application?

February 10, 2020

What makes a good competitive grant application? A competitive grant is a method of funding stimulus provided by the government towards a specified sector and/or activity. These grants are provided…

What does the Federal Election result mean for government grants and funding?

September 15, 2019

The Federal Election has delivered an unexpected turn. The question now remains – what will the election mean for businesses looking for government funding?

Top 10 Government Grants for the Manufacturing Sector

August 20, 2019

There is a shift in the manufacturing sector in Australia as we move to what is commonly touted as the Manufacturing 4.0 revolution.

Both the Federal and State Governments understand how important manufacturing is to the Australian economy and are investing millions of dollars in grants and funding for this vital sector.