Available Grants

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International Partnerships in Critical Minerals Program

$2M - $20M

The International Partnerships in Critical Minerals Program offers funding of up to $20 million to critical minerals businesses, covering 50% of eligible expenditure. It supports early to mid-stage projects contributing to building end-to-end supply chains with Australia's international partners in the critical minerals sector. Aligned with the Australian Government's Critical Minerals Strategy, the program funds activities like pilot plants, feasibility studies, capacity expansions, and R&D collaboration. These activities must mainly occur in Australia and involve producing or planning to produce critical minerals listed in Australia's Critical Minerals List. The grant opportunity will be open for applications for up to 2 years, with ongoing assessment against selection criteria. Successful applications will be recommended for funding based on merit.

Traceability Grants Program

Up to $500,000

The Traceability Grants Program (TGP), an integral part of the Modernising Agricultural Trade – Protecting Australia’s Clean, Green Brand initiative. Traceability refers to the ability to track product movement through stages of production, processing, and distribution (ISO 2007). Australia's agricultural traceability systems include government regulations as well as industry arrangements for tracking and tracing agricultural commodities and products. Agricultural traceability plays a critical and fundamental role in emergency response and Australia's economy and prosperity. In recognition of this, the Australian Government has jointly co-designed the National Agricultural Traceability Strategy 2023-2033 (the strategy) with industry, state and territory governments, and other interested stakeholders to guide research, as well as government and industry investment in order to improve existing strong systems, increase efficiency, and deliver farmers benefits.

VIC Enabling Tourism Fund 2024

Up to $500,000

The Enabling Tourism Fund (ETF) 2024 supports regional and rural Victorian tourism projects in achieving investment readiness through funding planning activities, such as feasibility studies and design for future investments. This initiative aims to encourage the development of a strong pipeline of demand-driving tourism infrastructure projects across Victoria, aligning with the Victorian Government's commitment to enhancing the visitor experience in Regional Victoria.

WA Defence Ready Initiative

Funding support is set at 50% of eligible costs, capped at a maximum of $20,000 per successful applicant.

The Defence Ready Initiative (DRI) aims to financially support SMEs in Western Australia engaged in the Defence sector, enhancing their business capability, capacity, and competitiveness. The goal is to enable these businesses to serve as suppliers for products, services, and works aligned with Defence requirements.

Screen Queensland’s Games Grants

Up to $200,000

Screen Queensland's Games Grants program supports the growth of the local digital games industry by providing funding to Queensland developers and studios. With grants of up to $200,000 available for projects spanning prototype, early access, and full launch, the uplift in the Games Grants program enables projects to secure a maximum of $300,000 in funding throughout their lifecycle.

Cooperative Research Centres (CRC) Grants

Up to 50% of eligible project costs, with recent rounds averaging $45 million.

Cooperative Research Centres (CRC) Grants offer funding for medium to long-term, industry-led research collaborations as part of the broader CRC Program, supporting industry, research, and the community through two avenues: 1. CRC Grants, providing support for medium to long-term industry-led collaborative research projects, lasting up to 10 years. 2. CRC Projects (CRC-P) grants, backing short-term, industry-led collaborative research initiatives with a duration of up to 3 years.

Artificial Intelligence (AI) Adopt Program

$3 million - $5 million

The AI Adopt Program offers funding to establish up to five AI Adopt Centres, supporting small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) involved in international and interstate trade. These centres aim to facilitate the adoption of responsible AI-enabled services, enhancing the business operations of the participating SMEs. The program's overarching goal is to establish a network of AI Adopt Centres, serving as a primary entry point for SMEs interested in exploring the responsible and safe adoption and usage of AI.

Australia–UK Renewable Hydrogen Innovation Partnerships

$10,000 - $2 million

The Australia-UK Renewable Hydrogen Innovation Partnerships is a 3-year program, spanning from 2023-24 to 2025-26, emblematic of the Australian Government's commitment to global collaboration in clean energy and technology. Aligned with the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and the Paris Agreement, this initiative underscores Australia's dedication to meeting international climate obligations. Announced on 31 July 2023, this program is a pivotal element of the joint funding call with the United Kingdom (UK), complemented by the UK Government's (Innovate UK) Australia-UK Renewable Hydrogen Innovation Competition. In line with the Government's Strategic International Partnerships measure, the program provides Australian companies with funding support of up to $10 million for hydrogen research, development, and demonstration projects conducted in collaboration with UK companies. Projects must align with the objectives outlined in both the Australian Government’s National Hydrogen Strategy and the State of Hydrogen 2022 report. This includes the production of renewable hydrogen and derivatives, and the use of hydrogen in hard-to-abate industries, such as iron and steelmaking, chemicals and heavy transport sectors.

QLD Building Bush Tourism Fund

$50,000 - $200,000

The Building Bush Tourism Fund is structured to provide financial assistance for the development of new and improved tourism-related infrastructure. It extends to improving the amenity and accessibility of social, community, and tourism infrastructure or experiences. The primary objective is to attract and increase both regional participation and visitors to the region.

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