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Defence launches $17m grants program for Australian SMEs

November 23, 2018 • GrantsComments (0)

Defence Industry Minister Steven Ciobo has announced the launch of a dedicated annual grants program aimed at building a deeper and broader Australian defence industrial base to support the Australian Defence Force (ADF). The Sovereign Industrial Capability Priority Grants program – to be delivered through the Centre for Defence Industry Capability –

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Two Melbourne-based companies secure LIFT grants to expand their businesses and create new jobs

October 30, 2018 • Grants, JobsComments (0)

Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll has announced Local Industry Fund for Transition (LIFT) grants for two businesses in Melbourne’s south-east. Australian Fresh Leaf Herbs, one of the country’s leading herb growers and distributors, will

Sussex Taps gets government backing to complete $4m expansion

October 15, 2018 • GrantsComments (0)

Sussex Taps – a Somerton-based manufacturer of tapware – is on its way to complete its $4 million expansion thanks to a $600,000 Local Industry Fund for Transition grant provided by the Andrews Labor Government. The $4 million will be used for the

New industry-focused research to drive innovation in advanced manufacturing

October 10, 2018 • GrantsComments (0)

Six Australian businesses have been shortlisted to deliver new industry-focused research under the Government’s $731 million Cooperative Research Centres (CRC) Program. The shortlisted applicants, which will now proceed to the next stage of assessment,

Government launches a $20m initiative to boost SME export potential

September 21, 2018 • GrantsComments (0)

Minister for Industry, Science and Technology, Karen Andrews, has announced a new Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) Export Hubs Initiative that will help SMEs grow, export and generate local Australian jobs. The $20 million program, which was announced in

Southern Ocean Mariculture, CSIRO to create a new super food from waste abalone product

August 24, 2018 • Grants, NewsComments (0)

A Port Fairy based abalone producer has received funding assistance from the Victorian Government to explore how waste abalone product can be transformed into a nutraceutical – a medicinally or nutritionally functional food. Southern Ocean Mariculture has

Five Gold Coast manufacturers receive funding boost to grow their businesses

August 6, 2018 • GrantsComments (0)

Five Gold Coast manufacturers will receive grants under the Palaszczuk Government’s $40 million Made in Queensland program to scale their businesses and create new jobs. Totalling more than $1.5 million, the grants have been awarded to Nerang glass and