Having just returned from a highly productive work trip to China investigating E-commerce pathways and opportunities for our regional SMEs (watch this space – a detailed toolkit and free masterclass will be held on this subject in March 2018! Register interest here), I have to say, there is no place like home! China is an exciting culture and economy, but our significant comparative advantage here in regional NSW, and indeed across Australia, is our quality of lifestyle, our ample space and our clean, green environment. We have much to learn and gain from China, especially in the brave new world of E-Commerce, but we also have much to offer. (more…)
Business Growth Grants provide businesses with up to $20,000 for the cost of hiring an expert to assist with implementing the advice and strategies recommended through AusIndustry’s Entrepreneurs’ Programme. (more…)
The Scheme reimburses up to 50 percent of eligible export promotion expenses above $5,000 provided the total expenses are at least $15,000. Applicants can receive up to eight grants each. (more…)
The Australian Government’s Rural Junior Doctor Training Innovation Fund (RJDTIF) is available to foster the development of rural primary care rotations for rurally based first year interns, building on existing state and territory rural junior doctor networks. (more…)
Love Food Hate Waste grants, worth a total of $1.6 million are now open in the fifth Round of funding managed by the NSW Environmental Protection Authority. The grants are targeted at delivering projects that help households and businesses reduce the amount of edible food they waste. (more…)
T he NSW Government has partnered with SEEK Volunteer to deliver a new state-of-the-art NSW Volunteering portal connecting volunteers with organisations offering volunteer opportunities across NSW, with around 3000 currently available. (more…)
The NSW Department of Family and Community Services are offering grants of up to $1,000 to Local Domestic and Family Violence Committees to help raise awareness about the impacts of domestic and family violence as well as support services available.
A total of $80,000 is available in 2017-18. (more…)
The Regional Conferencing Development Grants Pilot Program is designed to assist stakeholders to create new business events to be staged in regional NSW and/or attract existing business events to regional NSW locations.
Funding up to a maximum of $100,000 per event is available through Destination NSW, to be matched dollar for dollar by local communities, entrepreneurs, associations and professional conference organisers. (more…)
The results of the survey enable the provision of insights that support the development of strategies to build wellbeing, resilience and adaptive capacity in rural and regional Australia. (more…)
The NSW Government’s Asian Cup 2015 Legacy Fund is open, providing funding assistance to community football (soccer) clubs to partner with local stakeholders and improve the quality, availability and standard of their facilities. (more…)
The Murray Darling Basin (MDB) – Regional Business Accelerator Program, provided by the NSW Government, is supporting businesses to undertake new marketing or technology projects, in order to increase their sales and create jobs. (more…)
There are two streams open for project funding: (more…)