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Regional Employment Trials


The Regional Employment Trials creates an opportunity for local stakeholders in 10 eligible regions to deliver employment related projects.

Closed

The grant is no longer available

Application detail:

 Applications are closed.

What do you get?

Grants between $7500 and $200,000.

Who is this for?

Local government, Regional Development Australia (RDA) committees and incorporated entities such as businesses and not-for-profits who want to deliver employment projects in selected regions.

Overview


The objectives of the program are to deliver:

  • strong connections between regional stakeholders, including employment services providers
  • employment initiatives that meet local needs
  • improved awareness of local labour markets
  • the potential for improved regional employment outcomes

Your project must demonstrate that it:

  • provides opportunities and assistance to help unemployed people prepare for and find work
  • has at least $10,000 in eligible expenditure

You must complete your project by 31 May 2021.

The Regional Employment Trials program is closed to applications.

Key documents


Grant opportunity guidelines

Regional Employment Trials information for grant recipients

RET participant registration and privacy form

RET RDA regions and contacts

RET sample timesheet template