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EMDG Publications

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EMDG application forms

To apply for a grant in relation to your export marketing expenditure in 2013-14, applications open on 1 July 2014, on-line application will be available in
mid-June 2014.

EMDG Update e-newsletter

EMDG Update contains information and updates on the Export Market Development Grants (EMDG) scheme including key dates, upcoming events, EMDG exporter success stories, and tips for intending applicants. Email us to subscribe.

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Brochures and Fact Sheets

General Information

Scheme information
EMDG Performance Measure fact sheet 306KB
Special Note! for Option B Performance Measure  227KB
 EMDG In Brief 2013-14  315KB
EMDG - A guide to applying 2013-14  655KB
 EMDG Application Acceptance Policy 2013-14  54KB
Introduction to EMDG (PowerPoint Presentation) 351KB
EMDG Guide to Record Keeping 44KB
EMDG guide for applicants seeking to export goods not manufactured in Australia 150KB
EMDG Fact Sheet - Expense category: IP Registration and related insurance 216KB
Special Approvals information

Approved Joint Venture Requirements - information on EMDG eligibility requirements for groups of small to medium Australian businesses cooperating in a joint venture style marketing arrangement

April 2014 325KB
Approved Body Requirements - information on EMDG eligibility requirements for export-focused peak industry associations promoting on behalf of their industry April 2014 341KB
Technical information





(updated 7 July 2010) – applies to 2010-11 and later grant years



(updated 22 December 2008) - applies up to 2009-10 grant year


EMDG Regulations 2008

(applies from the 2008-09 grant year onwards)


Ministerial Determinations (apply from 2008-09 grant year onwards)

Message Not Fit and Proper Persons (NFAP) Guidelines Amendment

NFAP Guidelines Amendment Explanatory Statement 

NFAP Guidelines Amendment Determination December 2011

List of Legislative Instruments July 2010
Approved joint ventures guidelines
Genuinely carrying on business in Australia guidelines
Associate and fit and proper person guidelines
Close relationships-event promoters determination
Close relationships-general determination
Grants entry requirements determination
Change of ownership of business guidelines
Made in Australia guidelines
Significant net benefit guidelines
Export performance requirements determination
Australian net benefit requirements (ANBR) determination
ANBR information and document requirements determination
Approved body guidelines
Iran sanction declaration
North Korea sanction declaration
EMDG Consultants Determination 2012








EMDG Administrative Guidelines

Industry Fact Sheets

Industry-specific information
Regional Tourism Bodies:  Regional Tourism Bodies and EMDG September 2012  237KB
Education and Training: How the EMDG scheme helps the education and training sector export April 2012 209KB
Biotechnology: How the EMDG scheme helps the biotechnology sector export April 2012 210KB
Tourism: How the EMDG scheme helps the tourism sector export April 2012 208KB
Fashion: How the EMDG scheme helps the fashion sector export April 2012 209KB
Equine: How the EMDG scheme helps the equine sector export April 2012 212KB
ICT: How the EMDG scheme helps the information and communications technology sector export April 2012 382KB
Arts: How the EMDG scheme helps the arts sector export April 2012 385KB

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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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