Volunteer Grants 2019/2020


The Volunteer Grants 2019/2020 is part of the Australian Government’s commitment to assist volunteers and encourage volunteering. Grants of between $1,000 and $5,000 are available to help community organisations to support the efforts of Australia’s volunteers. The grants can be used to buy small equipment for volunteers or for the reimbursement of volunteer fuel, transport or training costs.

Expression of interest form must be sent back to my office by C.O.B 20th February 2020 to enable enough time for successful applications to complete their official online application form that they will receive from the department before the grant closes on 16th March 2020.

Contact my office for a expression of interester form.

To find out more about this grant please visit the community grants website- https://www.communitygrants.gov.au/grants/volunteer-grants-activity-%E2%80%93-2019-20-volunteer-grants

Applications close 20th February 2020 5pm


Veteran and Community Grants


The Australian Government is inviting organisations through an open, non-competitive process to apply for grant funding under the Veteran and Community Grants Program from 1 July 2019 to 30 June 2020.

The objective of the program is to maintain and improve the independence and quality of life for members of the Australian veteran community by providing funding for projects that sustain or enhance health and wellbeing.

The intended outcomes of the program are to:

  • Deliver projects that are sustainable, financially viable and have an ongoing benefit for members of the Australian veteran community; and
  • Deliver projects that increase opportunities for members of the Australian veteran community, associated with social activity and community participation and/or improve health behaviours and support healthy places.


To find out more information about this program and to apply visit- https://www.communitygrants.gov.au/grants/veteran-and-community-grants-0 

Applications close 28th February 2020 11pm.



Safer Places Grants


The Morrison Government is today calling for organisations to apply for $60 million worth of grants to expand emergency accommodation across Australia under our record commitment to keep women and children safe.

The grants will help organisations construct, repurpose, renovate or purchase new buildings to create additional safe places.

Applications for Safe Places grant are now open to eligible organisations, click here to find out more and to apply- https://www.grants.gov.au/?event=public.GO.show&GOUUID=7A6B039E-DF85-AB02-79BAA7487DF6C696

Applications close 14th February 2020 11pm (ACT Local Time)



Saluting Their Service Commemorations Program


The Australian Government is inviting applicants through an open competitive process to apply for grant funding during the 2019-20 financial year under Outcome 3.2 – Commemorative Activities -Saluting Their Service Commemorations Program.

The program is designed to preserve Australia’s wartime heritage and to involve people throughout the nation in a wide range of projects and activities that highlight the service and sacrifice of Australia’s service personnel in wars, conflicts and peace operations.

The objective of the program is to acknowledge and commemorate those who served Australia and its allies in wars, conflicts and peace operations.

To find out more information about this program and to apply visit- https://www.communitygrants.gov.au/grants/saluting-their-service-cgp 

Applications close 31st March 2020 11pm.



Our Marine Parks Grants Program- Round 2


This is an opportunity for organisations and communities to think creatively and put forward innovative, inspiring project ideas that help Australians to discover, connect and enjoy our Australian Marine Parks.

We are looking for new ways to improve how we monitor our marine parks and to celebrate them, such as holding a community festival to embrace the cultural connection with sea country or an art installation recognising the significance of Australian Marine Parks.There is an immense scope of opportunity, so we are encouraging anyone with an innovative idea to be a part of this exciting program.

You can apply for between $30,000 – $500,000. Applications close 11pm on 28th February 2020, to find out more about this program visit- https://parksaustralia.gov.au/marine/management/partnerships/our-marine-parks-grants/.