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Export assistance and funding

There are a number of organisations who also provide assistance or funding to exporters, or those companies seeking help to start exporting.


Grants & Assistance Finder is a free service provided by It allows businesses to search for grants and assistance that is available to them by state or territory, an extensive keyword search, and a question and answer section to narrow the search. It provides details on each listed program including which businesses may be eligible, closing dates for applications, and a direct link to more information on the administering agency's website.

EFIC’s Export Finance Navigator helps find grants and assistance for exporters.

Export Courses Australian Institute of Export


ACT Government -  Business & Industry Development – Export Assistance

Workshops and events: ACT Exporters’ Network


NSW Trade & Investment – Networking & Events  and

Export tools & resources and Small Business toolkit

NSW Business ChamberInternational Trade

Northern Territory

Chamber of Commerce NTInternational Business Council

Department of Chief Minister – Trade Support Scheme


Trade & Investment Queensland –  Export Assistance and Resources

Queensland Chamber of Commerce and IndustryTraining, events and seminars and Services

South Australia 

South Australian government’s Gateway to Business program

BusinessSA - South Australia's Chamber of Commerce and Indusry link – International Trade Unit


Business Victoria – Funding and assistance

Victorian Employers’ Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VECCI) - VECCI export programs

Business Victoria  - Starting to Export and Resources

Western Australia 

Government of WA Small Business Development Corporation Exporting-Getting-started

Department of State Development – Export Guide

Small Business Development Corporation – Small business brief on export

WA Chamber of Commerce and IndustryInternational trade courses and  Export_Assistance

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