Victorian Supply Chain Uplift Program

This program provides Victorian defence suppliers with funding to help them enter Hanwha's domestic and global supply chains.
Closes in 16 days

Closing date: Sunday 30 June 2024 Sun 30 Jun 2024

Application detail:

Applications close 30 June 2024, or when funding is fully exhausted, whichever occurs first.

What do you get?

Matched funding of between $2,000 and $100,000.

Who is this for?

Victorian defence industry businesses.


The program will help build businesses’ capabilities so they can help Hanwha deliver the Commonwealth Government’s $1 billion Land 8116 Self-Propelled Howitzer program.

Funding will support eligible Victorian businesses to:

  • gain relevant accreditations and meet industry specific compliance requirements
  • prepare tenders
  • undertake minor facilities upgrades and equipment fit outs
  • develop new or enhance current defence products or services
  • undertake defence R&D
  • participate in trade missions to pursue collaboration and export opportunities.

Check if you can apply

Applicants must meet all the following criteria to be eligible to apply:

  • have Hanwha’s support for its application to this program
  • be a legal entity with an operating business presence in Victoria
  • submit an application for activities linked directly to the applicant’s Victorian business operations
  • have an Australian business number (ABN)
  • be able to meet the required cash co-contribution ($1 for every $1 provided)
  • attest that the business complies with all workplace health and safety obligations and meets all industrial relations obligations as an employer.

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