Coastal Shipping Grant Program QLD

This program supports businesses to establish or strengthen coastal shipping operations within Queensland.
This grant is currently closed to applications

What do you get?

Funding varies.

Who is this for?

Commercial entities in the maritime industry.


This program aims to:

  • establish coastal shipping services along the QLD coast or strengthen shipping operations within QLD
  • create sustainable local jobs for experienced and qualified local seafarers
  • provide training, career advancement opportunities and qualifying sea time experience for local seafarers, potentially new to the industry, including integrated ratings and engineer class 3.

Check if you can apply

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • be a corporation
  • have an Australian business number (ABN)
  • be registered for goods and services tax (GST)
  • hold all relevant licences and certificates, including relevant safety qualifications, for the proposed operation of a coastal shipping service.

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