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EMDG applications

Applications for the 2013-14 grant year are now closed.

2014-15 grant year - applications open 1 July 2015 to 30 November 2015.

The EMDG grant application process uses a online system which is available via a link on this page.

Please note: as of 1 July 2013 hard-copy paper-based grant application forms will no longer be accepted.

Before commencing your online application:

  1. Obtain an AUSkey to enable your business to easily and securely access the new on-line system.
  2. Make sure you are able to upload documents in support of your application. You will need a scanner, to convert any paper documents to pdf.

Please visit the how to apply section for more information on the new application process.

Note: If you are engaging an EMDG Consultant to prepare your application, you do not need an AUSkey yourself.

The application form is best viewed using Mozilla Firefox (latest 2 versions - Firefox automatically updates).  Also acceptable is Windows Internet Explorer 9+, Safari 5.0+ and Google Chrome can be used but is not preferred.  Minimum screen resolution of 1280 x 600.  To prevent errors, please do not use your browser “Back” button to move between pages in the application form.


Austrade must receive your completed application form and required documents between 1 July 2015 and 30 November 2015, or 28 February 2016 Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT) i.e. Canberra time, if your application is lodged through an approved EMDG Consultant.  Grants consultants usually charge on a success fee basis.  Your application is only received by Austrade when you click the green "SUBMIT" button at the end of the form.


Need more help?

If you are not sure how to complete the form/s or require further assistance:

Minister announces 2013-14 grant year initial payment ceiling

Read full press release

Amendments to the EMDG Act

See amendments to the EMDG Act that apply to expenditure this year.

Success stories

Read about how other exporters have benefited from EMDG grants

EMDG Fraud Hotline

Provided for those who wish to confidentially report suspected fraud.

How to report a suspected fraud

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