Indigenous Advancement Strategy

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Provides organisations with funding to undertake projects or activities which promote equal opportunities for Indigenous Australians.

Who can apply:

At a minimum, you must:

  • be a legal entity with full legal capacity to enter into a project agreement with the Commonwealth
  • have an Australian Business Number (ABN) and be registered for GST if required
  • not be bankrupt or subject to insolvency proceedings

Other eligibility requirements may apply.

Deadline to apply:

Applications may be made at any time.

Contact information:

(02) 6271 5111

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Overview

The Indigenous Advancement Strategy (IAS) is aimed at improving the lives and outcomes for indigenous Australians in 5 key areas:

  • jobs, land and economy
  • children and schooling
  • safety and wellbeing
  • culture and capability
  • remote Australia strategies

The Government has committed $5.1 billion over four years to the IAS.

The IAS will direct grant funding towards national priorities as well as the needs of Indigenous communities and regions.

Eligibility criteria

To be eligible, you must:

  • be a legal entity with full legal capacity to enter into a project agreement with the Commonwealth
  • have an Australian Business Number (ABN) and be registered for GST if required
  • not be bankrupt or subject to insolvency proceedings

Find out more about the eligibility criteria at Indigenous Advancement Strategy.

How to apply

Find out more about how to apply at Indigenous Advancement Strategy.

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