Regional Jobs Fund VIC

The Regional Jobs Fund provides businesses and organisations with funding to develop and retain jobs in regional Victoria.
This grant is currently closed to applications

What do you get?

Funding amounts vary.

Who is this for?

Victorian businesses and organisations.


The Regional Jobs Fund (RJF) aims to support projects which create employment opportunities across industry sectors where regional competitive advantage exists. This includes, but is not limited to:

  • food and fibre
  • advanced manufacturing
  • professional services
  • new energy technology
  • medical technology, life sciences and healthcare
  • transport, defence and construction technology.

Some of the types of projects that will be considered include:

  • investment to develop new facilities, expand existing facilities and repurposed facilities
  • introduction of new technologies, plant and equipment and systems to improve productivity, competitiveness, business growth and export potential
  • investment projects¬†where regional Victoria is in competition with interstate or international locations (i.e. footloose investments)
  • enhancing the skills of the workforce to raise productivity.

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Applications will be considered from:

  • private sector businesses
  • business and industry groups including:
    • chambers of commerce and business associations
    • industry peak bodies
    • business and industry clusters and networks.

Applications that involve the provision of enabling infrastructure necessary to activate projects delivering investment and jobs may be considered from:

  • utility and services providers
  • water corporations
  • Local Government Authorities
  • incorporated not-for-profit organisations operating businesses.

Individuals are not eligible to apply.

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