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Regional Skills Relocation Grant NSW

The Regional Skills Relocation Grant provides businesses with funding to help them with the relocation costs of eligible skilled workers they hire.

Application detail:

Applications may be made at any time.

What do you get?

Up to $10,000.

Who is this for?

Regional NSW businesses.


The Regional Skills Relocation Grant provides funding to NSW regional businesses to help them with the relocation costs incurred when attracting a metropolitan employee to relocate to a regional area.

Funding may be used for:

  • furniture removal
  • travel for immediate family to relocate
  • temporary accommodation for up to 3 months
  • furniture storage for up to 3 months

What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible, your business must be:

  • either already located in regional NSW or be relocating to regional NSW and operating in an eligible industry
  • creating at least 5 ongoing full-time equivalent (FTE) jobs
  • seeking employees that are relocating from a metropolitan area to regional NSW
  • employing someone who has an occupation listed on the NSW Skilled Occupation List

How do you apply?

Find out more about eligibility and how to apply at Regional Skills Relocation Grant.

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