Formatting requirements for merit criteria responses

The response must be a PDF.

Header

Header text must include the applicant name and project title. The header is allowed outside the margin rules but must be at least 1 cm from the top of the page.

Footer

Page numbers must be included at the bottom right hand corner of each page. The footer is allowed outside the margin rules but must be at least 1cm from the bottom of the page.

Margins

All margins must be at least 2cm.

Font

Must be Arial and at least 10 point.

Line spacing

Line spacing must be set to single.

Character spacing

Character space must be set to normal. Scale must be 100%.

Diagrams, graphics and images

Colour diagrams, graphics and images may be included. However, you should keep in mind that the electronic file may be printed in black and white for distribution to the reviewing panel and there may be some loss of definition and colour in the images. 

Labelling graphs and images

Labelling of graphs and images may be in a reduced font. The description and/or legends of all graphs and images must meet the font, line and character spacing above.

Tables

Tabulated information containing text is not considered to be an image or diagram. Text within tables must meet the font, line and character spacing above.

Thanks for your feedback. If you have any ideas on how we can improve, we'd love to hear them.

Please provide your comments in the feedback form.