Government Grants

Export Market Development Grants (EMDG)

The Export Market Development Grants (EMDG) scheme is the Australian Government’s principal financial assistance program for aspiring and current exporters. The scheme supports a wide range of industry sectors and products, including inbound tourism and the export of intellectual property and know-how outside Australia.

Further details available at Austrade.

State & territory grants & funding

ACT Government grants

Canberra Business Development Fund
The Canberra Business Development Fund (CBDF) is designed to provide eligible businesses located in the Canberra Region with a source of capital funds through equity investment.
Further details available at ACT Government.


NSW Government grants

Export Development
The New South Wales Government’s New Export Opportunities Program (Export Development) helps rapidly growing small businesses to undertake export preparation and develop export market entry strategies.
Further details available at Department of State and Regional Development .


NT Government grants

Trade Support Scheme
The Territory Government’s Trade Support Scheme (TSS) could be your ticket to international sales success! The TSS provides small and medium-sized Territory companies with financial support to market their products or services overseas.
It is available from: Northern Territory Government
For more information click here.


SA Government grants

Market Access Program (MAP) MAP is a grants program to assist small and new exporters to develop export capabilities, understand market dynamics, build relationships and establish sales in target markets.
It is available from: Department of Trade & Economic Development
For more information click here.


TAS Government grants

Export Market Assistance Scheme
Assistance is available to eligible Tasmanian-based small and medium-sized enterprises for approved marketing activities related to developing new export markets. The Export Marketing Assistance Scheme is designed to assist Tasmanian enterprises in planning and implementing their international marketing activities.
It is available from: Department of Economic Development
For more information click here.


VIC Government grants

ICT Trade Events and Exports Assistance Program Multimedia Victoria’s ICT Trade Events and Export Assistance Program provides financial (grant) assistance for export-ready Victorian information and communications technology ( ICT ) companies to attend recognised overseas trade fairs and missions.
It is available from: Multimedia Victoria
For more information click here.


WA Government grants

Export Market Development Grants The Export Market Development Grants (EMDG) scheme, administered by Austrade, is the Commonwealth Government’s principal financial assistance program for aspiring and current exporters.
It is available from: Austrade
For more information click here.