Australian Government provides $60M for Cyber Security Fund

Applications for round two of the Cyber Security Skills Partnership Innovation Fund has opened today, providing more than $60 million in grant funding for those who want to help improve the nation’s cyber security capability.  Under Round Two, the Australian Government has provided grants of between $250,000 and $3 million for innovative projects that will boost and improve the diversity of… Continue reading Australian Government provides $60M for Cyber Security Fund

Australian Government provides $6.5M grant for digital disrupters

With over $6.5 million in grants to be delivered under the Business Research and Innovation Initiative (BRII), the Australian Government is inviting local digital disrupters to submit innovative digital solutions for red-tape bottlenecks.  The latest grants under the BRII will be targeting projects that will improve access to information on state and territory occupational licences,… Continue reading Australian Government provides $6.5M grant for digital disrupters

WA Government adopts cloud-based system for grant application

A user-friendly, cloud-based system has been adopted for the latest round of the Criminal Property Confiscation Grants Program by the Western Australian Government, making it easier for not-for-profit community groups and local governments to apply for funding.  SmartyGrants, the cloud-based grants system which has been adopted by other Western Australian Government agencies, will be used… Continue reading WA Government adopts cloud-based system for grant application

Australian Government funds career improvement projects

The Australian Government will be providing almost $16 million to new career improvement projects that will strengthen the country’s skills-led economic recovery.  Minister for Employment, Workforce, Skills, Small and Family Business Stuart Robert said it was necessary that Australians get the best possible advice when looking for a new career.  “We want Australians to be… Continue reading Australian Government funds career improvement projects

ABC Trailblazers program opens applications for young regional leaders

Applications for the ABC’s 2022 Trailblazers program are now open, giving regional Australia’s brightest new leaders the chance to showcase their work.  The Trailblazers program provides an opportunity for those aged from 18 to 28, who are driving positive social change in their regional communities, to have their projects celebrated nationally.  Successful applicants of the program will receive a broad… Continue reading ABC Trailblazers program opens applications for young regional leaders

ACT businesses to receive extended financial support

ACT businesses are set to receive extended financial support thanks to a jointly funded deal between the Territory and the Commonwealth Government.  A joint federal-ACT government package of grants aims to aid thousands of affected businesses through to mid-October when the ACT is set to reach 80 per cent vaccination rates.  The grant package will… Continue reading ACT businesses to receive extended financial support

Australian Govt invests over $400M for health and medical research

The Australian Government has invested nearly $500 million in funding for health and medical research, further supporting Australia’s world-leading medical researchers.  The $471.9 million funding, which will be funded through the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC), is expected to support hundreds of research leaders and teams around the country.  The $471.9 million investment will be divided for the following purposes:  $399.7… Continue reading Australian Govt invests over $400M for health and medical research

Victorian Government launches $2.2M initiative to support Agtech

The Victorian Government has launched the $2.2 million Victorian AgTech Entrepreneurs Initiative, partnering up with Agriculture Victoria and the state’s startup agency LaunchVic to support the development and adoption of new technology for the agriculture industry.  “Accelerating the growth of Victoria’s AgTech startups will create jobs and growth, as well as opportunities for our farmers to use cutting-edge tools, data and technology which will drive efficiency, productivity and… Continue reading Victorian Government launches $2.2M initiative to support Agtech

Six Australian defence exporters receive $1.2M boost

Australia’s defence sector continues to receive growth and export opportunities thanks to the Australian Government’s Defence Global Competitiveness Grants Program.  Under the Program, Minister for Defence Industry Melissa Price announced over $1.2 million in grant funding to boost the export capability of six Australian small businesses.  “Small businesses that develop some of the most innovative and world-leading defence capabilities are the backbone of Australia’s… Continue reading Six Australian defence exporters receive $1.2M boost

Australian Government gives $1M funding for drought-affected regions

The Australian Government has announced federal funding of up to $1 million to help support regions that have been impacted by drought.  The $1 million funding will support 32 projects the Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal’s Tackling Tough Times Together program, enhancing economic recovery and renewal after the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the effects of the natural disasters faced by regional… Continue reading Australian Government gives $1M funding for drought-affected regions

ACT businesses receive COVID-19 support grants from governments

The Australian Government and the ACT Government have provided a jointly funded grants package that will help support small and medium Territory businesses that have been impacted by the ACT’s current lockdown measures.  The ACT COVID-19 Business Support Grant is expected to deliver $3,000 for employing businesses and $1,000 for non-employing businesses whose turnover has… Continue reading ACT businesses receive COVID-19 support grants from governments

Over 100,000 Melbourne businesses receive financial aid

The Australian and Victorian governments are providing financial aid for over 100,000 businesses across Melbourne as lockdown restrictions continue to remain in place.  The need to combat the Delta variant has led to an extension of the state’s lockdown for seven more days, severely impacting the trade of businesses across a range of sectors. Due to… Continue reading Over 100,000 Melbourne businesses receive financial aid