Victoria and Tas

If you are considering funding options for your business, Dairy Australia has compiled a comprehensive list of current grants and incentive schemes. 

These schemes are designed to encourage a strong dairy manufacturing sector with grants from Dairy Australia and other industry bodies, alongside some institutional and business lenders. 

Some grant programs will either offer a dollar amount or a percentage of the total required funding. 

Victoria

Resource Recovery Infrastructure Fund
Agency: Sustainability Victoria

Funding
(ratio)

Contact

This program helps research institutions and industry undertake R&D projects such as field trials exploring uses of priority waste materials which include include organics, rubber (tyres), e-waste, plastics, glass fines, concrete and other emerging priority materials.

$500K
(50%) 

T: 1300 363 744
grants.enquiries@sustainability.vic.gov.au

 

Boosting Business Productivity energy assessment grants
Agency: Sustainability Victoria

Funding
(ratio)

Contact

Open to businesses spending over $20k a year on energy. An energy assessment identifies potential energy efficiency improvements for your business, review pricing tariffs and suitable renewable energy options.

$15K
(50%) 

T: 1300 363 744
grants.enquiries@sustainability.vic.gov.au

 

Gas Efficiency Grant
Agency: Sustainability Victoria

Funding
(ratio)

Contact

Matched funding to assist eligible businesses with the cost of a variety of gas-related projects which improve efficiency such as upgrades to boiler or steam systems, industrial ovens or kilns, or recovering waste heat.

$50K
(50%) 

T: 1300 363 744
grants.enquiries@sustainability.vic.gov.au

 

Materials Efficiency Program
Agency: Sustainability Victoria

Funding
(ratio)

Contact

Grants of up to $13k for businesses to improve the way they use their raw materials and resources while boosting productivity.             

$13K (100%)

T: 1300 363 744
grants.enquiries@sustainability.vic.gov.au

 

VIC Regional Infrastructure Fund - Enabling Infrastructure
Agency: RDV

Funding
(ratio)

Contact

Grants support innovative infrastructure solutions that demonstrate significant business and environmental sustainable outcomes.

Flex

Contact your local RDV office or rdv@rdv.vic.gov.au

 

VIC Future Industries Fund - Manufacturing Program
Agency: Business Vic

Funding
(ratio)

Contact

Funding of up to $500k for companies to implement new manufacturing technologies and processes in their Victorian operations, providing a critical foundation for growth.

$500K
(25%) 

T: 13 22 15

 

Advanced Manufacturing Voucher Stream
Agency: Business Vic

Funding
(ratio)

Contact

Assistance to help businesses: a) Develop and/or introduce new products and services b) Implement process enhancements and adopt advanced business models, and c) Enter new export markets and secure global supply chain opportunities.

 $50k

T: 13 22 15

 

Regional Manufacturing Clusters
Agency: Business Victoria

Funding
(ratio)

Contact

This initiative support manufacturers seeking to invest in innovation, capability development and business growth, with a focus on tangible actions and peer learning and collaboration.

                       

T: 13 22 15

Tasmania

AgriGrowth Loan Scheme
Agency: Business Tasmania

Funding
(ratio)

Contact

Scheme to provide low interest loans to Tasmanian farm businesses and agri-food businesses with the aim to increase the value of the agriculture and agri-food sectors in Tasmania.

$1.5M 

T: 1800 440 026
businessfinance@stategrowth.tas.gov.au