Local Capability Fund – Aboriginal Business Round WA

The Aboriginal Business Round provides funding for Aboriginal businesses to help them gain opportunities as suppliers of major projects and markets in Australia and overseas.

Closes in 78 days

Closing date: 21 Sep 2022

What you get?

Funding of up to $50,000 (excluding GST).

Who is this for?

Aboriginal businesses in WA.


Funding can be used for activities such as:

  • expert consultant services
  • upgrading plant and equipment
  • implementing improvements to internal business infrastructure and systems
  • staff training and upskilling.

Funding of up to $50,000 (excluding GST) is available to cover 75% of eligible costs.

What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible, your business must:

  • have an Australian business number (ABN)
  • be registered for goods and services tax (GST)
  • be a company or trustee incorporated in Australia
  • be an Aboriginal business (minimum 50% owned by an Aboriginal interest) registered with either the Aboriginal Business Directory Western Australia or Supply Nation's Indigenous Business Direct
  • have your principal place of business (operating facility) in Western Australia and continue to be based in Western Australia for at least the next 12 months
  • have been in business and operating for at least 12 months
  • employ less than 200 people.

How do you apply?

Find out more about eligibility and how to apply at Local Capability Fund – Aboriginal Business Round.

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