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EMDG Publications

EMDG application forms

To apply for a grant in relation to your export marketing expenditure in 2014-15, applications open on 1 July 2015, on-line application will be available in
mid-to-late-June 2015.

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.

Brochures and Fact Sheets

General Information

Scheme information
 A Guide to Applying for EMDG  1208KB
EMDG - Applicant Declaration  268KB
EMDG At a glance  1198KB
EMDG - Confidentiality & Privacy  90KB
EMDG - Consultant Declaration  114KB
EMDG Fact Sheet - Expense category: IP Registration and related insurance  147KB
EMDG guide for applicants seeking to export goods not manufactured in Australia  203KB
EMDG Guide to Record Keeping 145KB
EMDG In Brief 2014-15 grant year 192KB
Introduction to EMDG (PowerPoint Presentation) 351KB
EMDG Performance Measure fact sheet 212KB
Special Note! for Option B Performance Measure  113KB
EMDG Terms & Conditions  72KB
Special Approvals information
 Approved Body Requirements - information on EMDG eligibility requirements for export-focused peak industry associations promoting on behalf of their industry  April 2014  332KB
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 240KB

Approved body guidelines (17KB)

Approved joint ventures guidelines (14KB)

Change of ownership of business guidelines (124KB)

EMDG Administrative Guidelines 

Genuinely carrying on business in Australia guidelines (7KB)  

Made in Australia guidelines (113KB)

Significant net benefit guidelines (103KB)

Technical information


(updated 9 April 2014) - applies to 2013/14 and later grant years



(updated 7 July 2010) – applies to 2010-11 grant year until the 2012/13 grant year



(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)

ANBR information and document requirements determination

Australian net benefit requirements (ANBR) determination

Close relationships-event promoters determination

Close relationships-general determination

EMDG Consultants Determination 2012

Export performance requirements determination

Grants entry requirements determination


Associate and Fit and Proper Person Information

Associate and fit and proper person guidelines

Message Not Fit and Proper Persons (NFAP) Guidelines Amendment

NFAP Guidelines Amendment Explanatory Statement

NFAP Guidelines Amendment Determination December 2011


Sanctions Declaration           

Iran sanction declaration

North Korea sanction declaration

Other Information 

List of Legislative Instruments July 2010





Industry Fact Sheets

Industry-specific information
Arts: How the EMDG scheme helps the arts sector export February 2015 199KB
Biotechnology: How the EMDG scheme helps the biotechnology sector export February 2015 147KB
Education and Training: How the EMDG scheme helps the education and training sector export February 2015 195KB
Equine: How the EMDG scheme helps the equine sector export February 2015 199KB
Fashion: How the EMDG scheme helps the fashion sector export February 2015 145KB
ICT: How the EMDG scheme helps the information and communications technology sector export February 2015 152KB
Tourism: How the EMDG scheme helps the tourism sector export February 2015 192KB

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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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