Industry Facilitation and Support Program –Onslow Round
The Industry Facilitation and Support Program – Onslow Round is now open.
Financial assistance of up to $20,000 for small to medium-sized enterprises in Onslow.
Co-funded by the State Government and Chevron Australia.
The Department of Commerce recognises that Onslow’s proximity to the Wheatstone Project and Ashburton North Strategic Industrial Area provides local businesses with regional sourcing and development opportunities.
Factors such as the increasing use of modular construction technology, global supply chains, increased competition from Asia and changed project business/procurement models have had a significant impact on the local content market in respect to resources projects.
To help address this issue, the department is providing targeted financial assistance through a third round of the Industry Facilitation and Support Program to assist Onslow-based businesses improve their competitiveness and/or capacity to service the resources sector and the public sector market.
Open to Onslow-based businesses supplying or seeking to supply goods, services or works to:
- The mining industry
- Resources processing
- Gas supply
- Water supply
- Power supply
- Construction of mining infrastructure
- State Government agencies
The following activities are eligible for funding:
- Temporary expert/consultant assistance
- Equipment and software purchases
- Improvements to internal business infrastructure
- Professional accreditation
- Specialised training
Level of funding support
Applicants can claim up to 50 per cent of approved eligible expenditure to a maximum of $20,000.
Payment under the Industry Facilitation and Support Program - Onslow Round will only be made to a successful applicant following the submission to the department of written evidence that the activity has been completed and paid for.
Applications will be assessed as they are submitted. This will continue until the funds for this program have been fully committed, at which time the program will be closed. It is recommended that you contact Mark Elliott from the department (contact details are provided below) prior to preparing and submitting your application to ensure eligibility and availability of funds.
Senior Project Officer
Industry Participation Branch
Tel: +61 8 9263 8006