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Grants and funding

The department funds many different projects and activities and all funding for Indigenous initiatives is now under the Indigenous Advancement Strategy. For advice about your specific need, contact our department’s regional office nearest to you.

We will continue to post stories and announcements about grants and funding here but for more up-to-date and complete information, go to Grants and Funding on the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet website.

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Grants & Funding | 23 Nov 2018

The next Aboriginals Benefit Account (ABA) funding round will open on 3 December 2018 and close 1 February 2019.

Grants & Funding | 13 Apr 2018

Grant funding is now available for a suitable provider to design and deliver an Academy to support Indigenous girls into the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) jobs of the future.

Grants & Funding | 12 Apr 2016

The Australian Government has made Indigenous Affairs a significant national priority. The Indigenous Advancement Strategy (IAS) is the way in which the Australian Government funds and delivers a range of programmes targeting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.