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Grants & assistance

First Start Loans QLD

  • Open

Provides Queensland primary producers and commercial fishers with loans of up to $2 million to start or establish a viable commercial enterprise.

Who can apply:

At a minimum, you must:

  • have resided in Queensland for the last six months
  • be able to demonstrate a financial need and capacity to service the loan
  • have adequate experience or qualifications
  • have 50% equity in the purchase of the enterprise or set-up costs.

Other eligibility requirements may apply.

Grants & assistance

New Enterprise Incentive Scheme (NEIS)

  • Open

Provides eligible unemployed people assistance with training, mentoring, income support and rental assistance to help them to become a self-employed business owner.

Who can apply:

At a minimum, you must:

  • be at least 18 years of age
  • be unemployed
  • be able to work full-time in your proposed business
  • not have been declared bankrupt.

Other eligibility requirements may apply.

Grants & assistance

Strategic Growth Loans NSW

  • Open

Provides NSW emerging fast-growth, small to medium enterprises in NSW with loans ranging from over $500,000 to $1.2 million when traditional lenders are unable to assist.

Who can apply:

At a minimum, you must:

  • have a registered Australian Business Number (ABN) and be an incorporated company
  • have a minimum of 5 employees (full-time, part-time or casual)
  • be creating a minimum of 20 additional FTE jobs within three years in NSW.

Other eligibility requirements may apply.

Grants & assistance

Regional Growth Loans NSW

  • Open

Provides emerging fast-growth small to medium enterprises in regional NSW with interest free loans of between $200,000 to $500,000 when traditional lenders are unable to assist.

Who can apply:

At a minimum, you must:

  • have a registered Australian Business Number (ABN) and be an incorporated company
  • have a minimum of 5 employees (full-time, part-time or casual)
  • be creating a minimum of 10 additional FTE jobs within two years in regional NSW (outside of Sydney, Newcastle and Wollongong).

Other eligibility requirements may apply.

Grants & assistance

Industry Capability Network - NSW (NSWICN)

  • Open

Provides NSW businesses with access to the Industry Capability Network to connect them with suitable suppliers, project managers and business opportunities across Australia and New Zealand.

Who can apply:

At a minimum, you must:

  • be a business
  • operate in NSW.

Other eligibility requirements may apply.

Grants & assistance

Landing Pads program

  • Open

Provides Australian start-up businesses with a workspace for up to 90 days in a global innovation hub. The space includes access to coaching, investors, customers, training opportunities, tailored networking events and state-of-the-art facilities to develop their business model.

Who can apply:

At a minimum, you must:

  • be market-ready
  • meet all costs associated with your travel, accommodation and insurance
  • have an appropriate visa for the desired market.

Other eligibility requirements may apply.

Grants & assistance

Indigenous Business Development Program NT

  • Open

Provides indigenous people in the NT with funding of up to $30,000 to start or grow a business.

Who can apply:

At a minimum, you must:

  • be a resident of the NT
  • have a business or proposed business that is at least 50% indigenous owned
  • have a business or proposed business that is based and registered in the NT.

Other eligibility requirements may apply.

Grants & assistance

Building Partnerships NSW

  • Open

Provides NSW technology startups with up to 35% of approved project costs to a maximum of $100,000 to create marketing opportunities for an enabling technology which addresses a compelling industry need or market gap.

Who can apply:

At a minimum, your business must:

  • have an Australian Business Number (ABN) and be registered in NSW
  • be primarily focused on technology development
  • own the intellectual property or the rights to commercialise the technology.

Other eligibility requirements may apply.

Grants & assistance

Business Development and Assistance Program

  • Open

Provides Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander individuals and businesses with access to finance products, advice, training and workshops to start or grow a small to medium business.

Who can apply:

At a minimum, you must:

  • be at least 18 and of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent
  • own at least 50% of the business, or have at least 50% of the business owned by people of indigenous descent
  • be solvent.

Other eligibility requirements may apply.

Grants & assistance

TechVouchers NSW

  • Open

Provides incorporated companies in NSW with matched funding of up to $15,000 to collaborate with a research partner from the Boosting Business Innovation Program (BBIP).

Who can apply:

At a minimum, you must:

  • have less than 200 employees
  • have a turnover less than $30 million per annum
  • have been in operation for at least one year.

Other eligibility requirements may apply.