Open (only for projects identified in the Program Guidelines)
The Improving Your Local Parks and Environment program will provide grants to 24 projects identified during the 2016 election campaign to support communities to revitalise, maintain and improve local parks, nature reserves, rivers, coastal areas and community facilities.
The Research and Development (R&D) Tax Incentive offsets some of the costs of doing eligible R&D activities. Companies must lodge an application to register within 10 months after the end of their income year.
The Maker Projects is an element of the Inspiring Australia – Science Engagement Programme. It offers grants to support the establishment of maker spaces in schools and the delivery of industry-partnered STEM events and activities to young people in their communities.
The Inspiring Australia - Science Engagement Programme supports a range of science communication and engagement activities to inspire, motivate and cultivate a scientifically engaged community across Australia.
In advance of the establishment of the CRC for Developing Northern Australia, the Government is calling for applications for short term collaborative research projects that will lead to direct impacts and improve the competitiveness of industries in northern Australia.
The Smart Cities and Suburbs Program provides funding to support projects that apply innovative technology-based solutions to urban challenges to improve the liveability, productivity and sustainability of Australian cities, suburbs and towns.
The Entrepreneurs’ Programme uses experienced Advisers and Facilitators, drawn from industry, to ensure businesses get the advice and support needed to improve their competiveness, productivity and to seek growth opportunities. Practical support for businesses, researchers and entrepreneurs includes: advice from people with relevant private sector experience, co-funded grants to commercialise novel intellectual property in the form of new products, processes and services, funding to take advantage of growth opportunities, and connection and collaboration opportunities.
The Community Investments Stream will fund community building activities including, but not limited to, new or expanded local events, strategic regional plans, and leadership and capability building activities. These projects will deliver economic and social benefits to regional and remote communities. Applications for the Community Investments Stream open on 18 January 2017 and close at 5pm local time on 31 March 2017.