Timber Innovation Grants VIC

This program provides grants for native timber industry businesses to explore, invest and implement opportunities to support their transition away from native timber harvesting.
Closes in 374 days

Closing date: Monday 30 June 2025 Mon 30 Jun 2025

What do you get?

Grants of up to $1 million.

Who is this for?

Victorian native timber industry businesses.


Funding is available to support businesses directly impacted by the Victorian Forestry Plan to:

  • explore, investigate, and implement business transition opportunities
  • undertake capital investment in business transition projects
  • diversify and reorientate core business activities to support alternative employment opportunities
  • develop and implement downstream manufacturing opportunities using alternative fibre
  • invest in new opportunities to process or manufacture using plantation timber feedstock and/or alternative fibre.

Check if you can apply

Applicants must:

  • have an Australian business number (ABN)
  • conduct business operations in Victoria
  • meet all industrial relations obligations as an employer in accordance with the National Employment Standards (NES).

You must also have or had one of the following:

  • a current VicForests Timber Supply Agreement
  • a Forest Produce Licence issued by VicForests
  • a current VicForests Agreement for your Timber harvest and/or haulage business.

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