Next Generation Manufacturing Investment Programme

The $90 million Next Generation Manufacturing Investment Programme supports capital investment projects in areas of high value manufacturing. It aims to stimulate economic activity and business competitiveness in South Australia and Victoria.
This grant is currently closed to applications

What do you get?

Grants of $500,000 to $2.5 million to cover up to one third of eligible project costs were available.

Who is this for?

Entity incorporated in Australia engaged in trading activities that invest in capital projects in South Australia and Victoria.


The $90 million Next Generation Manufacturing Investment Programme helps businesses investing in capital projects, to establish or expand high value manufacturing operations in South Australia and Victoria.

It is part of the Australian Government’s $155 million Growth Fund. The fund was established in 2014 to support employees, businesses and regions affected by the closure of Australia’s car manufacturing industry.

The Victorian and South Australian state governments each contributed $12 million to grants under the program.

Projects can take up to 3 years to complete. The project must be undertaken in South Australia or Victoria.

The program operates over 5 years from 2015-16 to 2019-20. Successful applicants have until the 30 June 2020 to complete their projects.

If you received this funding, you can’t receive any other Australian Government funding for the same project.

For more information on the program refer to the Programme guidelines and Customer information guide below.

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Key documents

Customer information guide

pdf · 0.46 MB docx · 0.43 MB

Programme guidelines round 2

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Programme guidelines round 1

pdf · 0.62 MB docx · 0.14 MB

Fact sheet

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Frequently asked questions

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Eligible expenditure guidelines round 2

pdf · 0.16 MB docx · 0.06 MB

Sample funding agreement

pdf · 0.53 MB docx · 0.15 MB

Guide to managing your grant

pdf · 0.45 MB docx · 0.34 MB

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