Publications

Austrade has created a range of guides, checklists and other useful documents to assist users in preparing and submitting an EMDG application. Subjects include documentation and record keeping; guidance on categories of claimable expenses; and Austrade’s interpretation and application of the EMDG Act.

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A Guide to Applying for EMDG
This document provides guidance on the process of preparing and submitting an application for the EMDG scheme.
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ACT Approved QIP Consultants
A list of EMDG Quality Incentive Program (QIP) consultants servicing the ACT.
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Australian Trade Commission Act extract
This extract from the Australian Trade Commission Act provides guidance on ministerial powers and secrecy provisions relevant to the Export Market Development Grants (EMDG) scheme.
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Complete EMDG Admin Guidelines
The EMDG Administrative Guidelines explain Austrade’s interpretation of the Export Market Development Grants Act 1997 and how it is applied by Austrade in administering the Export Market Development G ...
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EMDG AAT Federal Court Case Listings
A list of matters relating to EMDG that have been before the Administrative Appeals Tribunal or the Federal Court.
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EMDG Admin Guidelines Eligible Businesses
This document details the business or legal entities that are entitled to receive grants, subject to being able to meet the other eligibility requirements of the Export Market Development Grants Act 1 ...
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EMDG Admin Guidelines Eligible expenses
This document details expenses that are eligible for reimbursement under the Export Market Development Grants Act 1997 (EMDG Act).
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EMDG Admin Guidelines Eligible products
This document details goods, services and other products and events that generate expenses eligible for reimbursement under the Export Market Development Grants Act 1997 (EMDG Act).
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EMDG Admin Guidelines Grant amounts
This document outlines the way the Export Market Development Grants Act 1997 (EMDG Act) is applied to applications to calculate the amount of grant entitlement.
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EMDG Admin Guidelines Grant payments
This document outlines the process of applying for, and payment of, a grant under the Export Market Development Grants Act 1997 (EMDG Act).
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EMDG Admin Guidelines Index
This is the index to the Administrative Guidelines that apply to the Export Market Development Grants (EMDG) scheme, and provides guidance in where to look for information on specific subjects relatin ...
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EMDG Admin Guidelines Introduction
The EMDG Administrative Guidelines explain Austrade’s interpretation of the Export Market Development Grants Act 1997 and how it is applied by Austrade in administering the Export Market Development G ...
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EMDG Admin Guidelines Miscellaneous
This document provides guidance on matters relating to the Export Market Development Grants (EMDG) scheme not covered in other parts of the Administrative Guidelines.
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EMDG Approved Body Requirements
This document provides guidance on Approved Body status under the Export Market Development Grants (EMDG) scheme, including eligibility and how to apply.
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EMDG Approved Joint Venture Requirements
This document provides guidance on Approved Joint Venture status under the Export Market Development Grants (EMDG) scheme, including eligibility and how to apply.
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EMDG At a Glance
This two-page document provides basic information and key facts about the Export Market Development Grants (EMDG) scheme.
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EMDG Confidentiality and Privacy
This document outlines matters of confidentiality, privacy and third-party information relating to EMDG applications.
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EMDG Declaration by Consultant Applicant
Agents of an applicant and EMDG consultants must attach this completed declaration to an EMDG application.
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EMDG Declaration by self prepared applicant
This declaration must be completed by all individual applicants and attached to your EMDG application. Agents of an applicant and EMDG consultants should use the EMDG consultant declaration.
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EMDG Eligibility Checklist
The EMDG eligibility checklist has been designed to help you understand whether you should consider applying for EMDG assistance.