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Career Development Grants – Individuals & Groups 

Focus: Career Development Grants aim to assist individual artists, arts workers or groups of artists by providing support to further develop skills or improve capacity to build an enduring career in the arts. These grants can support a broad range of activities such as skills and professional development, mentorships, showcases, residencies and other projects directly related to your career development. Supported activities must last no longer than two years from the proposed start date.

Amount: $5,000 to $25,000

Guidelines

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In 2019, the grant rounds will close on:
(1) Tuesday 5 February for projects starting after 1 May, 2019.
(2) Tuesday 4 June for projects starting after 1 September 2019. And
(3) Tuesday 1 October for projects starting after 1 January 2020. Each round closes at midnight on the closing date.
(4) Applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application approximately 12 weeks after the closing date

 

NDIS Jobs and Market Fund grants 

Focus: The objective of the Jobs and Market Fund (JMF) is to support growth of the NDIS market and workforce in capacity and capability to meet the needs of NDIS participants. Outcomes of the JMF must contribute to the growth of an effective disability services market and workforce comprising the following ultimate outcomes:

  • Participants exercise choice and control.
  • Participants receive reasonable and necessary supports where and when they need them.
  • NDIS providers are delivering supports and services efficiently and sustainably.
  • NDIS providers are able to access the workforce needed to meet participant demand.

Amount: $10,000 to $10,000,000

Guidelines

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Currently closed.

 

Regional Employment Trials

Focus: Provides local stakeholders in selected regions, including businesses, not-for-profits and local government agencies, with grants to trial local approaches to delivering employment related projects. The objectives of the program are to deliver:

  • strong connections between regional stakeholders, including employment services providers
  • employment initiatives that meet local needs
  • improved awareness of local labour markets
  • the potential for improved regional employment outcomes

Amount: From $7,500.00 to $200,000.00 (Total available $10,000,000)

Guidelines

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Closing: Ongoing

 

Tailored Assistance Indigenous Employment Grants 

Tailored Assistance Employment Grants are available to provide funding support to connect working age Indigenous Australians with real and sustainable jobs, as well as assisting Indigenous school students to transition from education into sustainable employment.

Amount: undisclosed

Guidelines

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Closing: Ongoing

 

Travel and Accommodation Subsidies

Focus: The Department of Education and Training provides financial assistance to subsidise additional costs incurred by apprentices and trainees who travel specified distances to attend off-the-job training, which is undertaken by them as part of their apprenticeship and traineeship training contract.

Amount: undisclosed

Guidelines

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Closing: Ongoing

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We acknowledge the traditional custodians of all the lands on which we meet, work and live and recognise that this land has always been and always will be Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander land.

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Multicultural Australia respects and values Australia’s First Nation peoples’ enormous resilience, courage, determination and often unrecognized contributions to this country’s social and economic development. We walk together in solidarity in the shared pain of the past and with shared hope for the future.