Local Capability Fund – National and International Standards Compliance Round WA

The National and International Standards Compliance Round provides small to medium businesses with matched funding to help them engage external expertise to carry out the implementation and third party certification of national and international stan


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What do you get?

Funding of up to $20,000.

Who is this for?

Western Australian small to medium enterprises.


Funding is available to assist small to medium businesses access the expertise required to help them achieve third party certification in national and international standards, including:

  • quality management standards (ISO 9000) to help work more efficiently and reduce product failures
  • environmental management standard (ISO14001) to help reduce environmental impacts, reduce waste and be more sustainable
  • health and safety standards (ISO 45001) to help reduce accidents in the workplace
  • IT security standards (ISO 27001) to help keep sensitive information secure
  • energy management standards (ISO50001) to help reduce energy consumption
  • steel industry compliance standards such as AS/NZS 5131 to help improve the integrity of structural steelwork
  • quality management standards for medical laboratories (ISO 15189) and medical devices (ISO 13485) to ensure quality and safety for medical technology.

The above list is indicative, and assistance available under this round is not restricted to these standards alone.

Funding of up to $20,000 is available to cover 75% of eligible costs.

What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible, you must:

  • have an Australian company number (ACN) or an Australian business number (ABN)
  • be a for-profit organisation or business
  • have been operating for at least 3 years
  • be based in Western Australia and continue to be based there for the next 12 months
  • employ less than 200 people.

How do you apply?

Find out more about eligibility and how to apply at Local Capability Fund – National and International Standards Compliance Round.

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