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Australian Biological Resources Study National Taxonomy Research Grant Program 2023-24

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Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water
Close Date & Time:
18-Jan-2023 5:00 pm (ACT Local Time)
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Primary Category:
321003 - Scientific Research
Publish Date:
ACT, NSW, VIC, SA, WA, QLD, NT, TAS, Administered Territories
Selection Process:
Targeted or Restricted Competitive


The National Taxonomy Research Grant Program commits over $2 million annually to support research into taxonomy.

The program aims to:

  • improve knowledge of the Australian biota through targeted taxonomic research
  • increase funding for taxonomy through enhanced co-funding opportunities
  • build Australia’s taxonomic capacity by supporting tertiary research training and early career researchers.

Learn more about the policy that supports this program.


You can apply if you have an Australian business number (ABN) and are:

  • an appropriate host institution submitting an application on behalf of an Principal Investigator or scholarship student (applies to all streams except the Non-Salaried Researcher Grant); or
  • an individual submitting a Non-Salaried Researcher Grant application.

You must also be one of the following entities:

  • an entity, incorporated in Australia (this includes Indigenous organisations registered with the Office of the Registrar of Indigenous Corporations)
  • a co-operative
  • a partnership
  • a publicly funded research organisation (PFRO)
  • an Australian local government agency or body
  • an Australian State/Territory Government agency or body
  • an Australian Commonwealth Government agency or body
  • an individual.

If you are applying as:

  • as an individual, you must be 18 years of age or older and provide proof of identity documentation (see section 7.2 of the guidelines)
  • an incorporated association or not for profit organisation and you do not have an active state or territory incorporated association registration or ACNC registration at the time of application, provide the Constitutional documents and/or Articles of Association that demonstrate the character of the organisation
  • a partnership, provide a copy of your partnership agreement.

Partner with other organisations

You can include a Joint Investigator in the application. A Joint Investigator is a researcher who will contribute substantially to the scientific and intellectual knowledge of the project.

The appropriate institution must fill out the application form.

If we give your group the grant, the appropriate institution:

  • signs the grant agreement
  • is responsible for making sure your group follows the rules in the grant agreement.

Further information on eligibility can be found in the grant opportunity guidelines.

Total Amount Available (AUD):


Estimated Grant Value (AUD):

From $10,000.00 to $300,000.00

Instructions for Application Submission:

This grant opportunity opens on 23 November 2022.

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