Forest Industries Innovation Fund Loan Scheme

This fund has up to $3 million available to undertake projects that support innovation and the exploration of new market for forest products. Loans of up to 100% of the net, GST exclusive cost of the works to a maximum of $3 million per project are available. Loans are offered at a fixed rate of 2.5% over a maximum period of 20 years. The Scheme will be administrated by the NSW Rural Assistance Authority (RAA) under guidelines developed by the Department of Primary Industries (DPI) – Forestry. 

All the projects funded through the Scheme must contribute to improving economic growth and productivity in the Forestry and Forest Products Industry, and have a positive impact on regional economies. Applications Close 13 September 2019.

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Entrepreneurs Program

Entrepreneurs Program

The Entrepreneurs’ Programme is the Australian Government’s flagship initiative for business competitiveness and productivity. The programme offers support to businesses through four elements: Accelerating Commercialisation — helps small and medium businesses,...

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Automotive Transformation Scheme

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The Automotive Transformation Scheme (ATS) commenced on 1 January 2011 and will run until 31 December 2020. It aims to encourage competitive investment, innovation and economic sustainability in the Australian automotive industry. The ATS will achieve this in a way...

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Biomedical Translation Fund (BTF)

Biomedical Translation Fund (BTF)

The Australian Government has established a $501.25 million Biomedical Translation Fund (BTF) with $250 million of Commonwealth capital and $251.25 million private sector capital. The BTF is an equity co-investment venture capital program announced in the National...

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Stronger Country Communities Fund

Stronger Country Communities Fund

Stronger Country Communities Fund Round Three is now open, and will be delivering $100 million for community projects in regional NSW, with at least $50 million for youth-related projects.  The third round of the Stronger Country Communities Fund increases the total...

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