Made in Victoria – Manufacturing Growth Program

This program provides funding to VIC manufacturers to help them invest in advanced technologies to expand their business.
Closes in 20 days

Closing date: Tuesday 19 December 2023 Tue 19 Dec 2023

What do you get?

Funding of between $50,000 and $250,000.

Who is this for?

Small to medium-sized manufacturing enterprises.


Funding is available to support small and medium-sized manufacturers to introduce new technologies, expand operations, improve productivity, enhance sovereign manufacturing, create new jobs and upskill and reskill workers.

Eligible expenditure includes:

  • capital purchases (e.g. manufacturing machinery, equipment and technology)
  • other project related non-capitalised expenditure (e.g. related to product and process improvements, evaluation and testing of new products and processes, technology development and supply chain capability development)
  • minor building alterations and fit-out costs
  • training specific to the technology
  • labour and contractors related to the delivery of the project (does not include internal salaries).

Check if you can apply

To be eligible, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • be a legal entity
  • hold an Australian business number (ABN)
  • be an employing business registered for WorkCover insurance with WorkSafe Victoria
  • meet any co-contribution required
  • be currently engaged in manufacturing or the manufacturing supply chain or demonstrate a genuine commercial connection to the manufacturing supply chain in Victoria
  • employ at least 20 FTE (full-time equivalent) staff or have an annual turnover of greater than $1.5 million
  • agree to conduct the proposed activities in Victoria.

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