Advocating for Manufacturing to the Federal Government

On Thursday 24 March, SEMMA were invited to host a visit by the Federal Minister for Employment, Workforce, Skills, Small and Family Business, Stuart Robert MP. SEMMA President Peter Angelico, SEMMA CEO Vonda Fenwick, SEMMA Secretary Sandra George and a number of SEMMA Members met with Stuart Robert MP and the Federal Liberal candidate for…

Changes to the Export Market Development Grant

Project Manager - Knox Council

Applications have now opened for AusTrade’s revamped Export Market Development Grant (EMDG) scheme. From 1 July 2021, the EMDG scheme has changed from a reimbursement model to a grants scheme that is intended to provide upfront funding and greater certainty for applicants. Find out more at William Buck.

Small Business COVID Hardship Fund

Project Manager - Knox Council

The Small Business COVID Hardship Fund provides $10,000 grants for eligible small and medium businesses that have experienced a reduction in turnover of at least 70 per cent. Businesses that have received funding under any of the Victorian Government COVID-19 support packages launched on or after 27 May 2021 are not eligible for a grant…

Modern Manufacturing Grants

Project Manager - Knox Council

What is it? The $1.3 billion Modern Manufacturing Initiative is a key element of the Australian Government’s Modern Manufacturing Strategy and will run over four years from 2020-21 to 2023-24. There will be six grant opportunities under each stream that align with the National Manufacturing Priorities. These Priorities are: Space – Currently open for applications.…

Moon to Mars Supply Chain Capability Improvement Grants

What is it? The Australian Moon to Mars Supply Chain Capability Improvement Grants provide Australian businesses with grant funds to build capacity to deliver products and services into domestic and/or international space industry supply chains that could support Moon to Mars activities. What do you get? Grants from $250,000 up to $1 million to fund…