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Grants helping Victorian SMEs compete for more defence work

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Are you a Victorian SME and would like assistance with defence-related accreditations, tender preparation or meeting industry compliance requirements?

Grants of up to $50,000, with a matched funding cash co-contribution from applicants, are available to help SMEs compete for and win more defence and national security work.

SMEs that have received grants under the Victorian Defence Industry Supply Chain Program have used them for a range of projects including:

  • Obtaining accreditations such as ISO9001:2015, AS9100REVD, ISO 9001 BMS, ISO 14001:2015 and AS/NZS 4801:2001.
  • Engagement of a US based consultant to assist in tender preparation for a US Army program.
  • Construction of a secure room to hold classified material.
  • Responding to Department of Defence Requests for Proposals.

Like to apply?
Find out more about the Defence Industry Supply Chain Program by visiting the Business Victoria website or by calling 132 215.