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Archived Grant Opportunity View - GO5841

National Agriculture Traceability Regulatory Technology Research and Insights Grant

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Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
Close Date & Time:
14-Dec-2022 9:00 pm (ACT Local Time)
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Internal Reference ID:
Primary Category:
111004 - Rural Development
Publish Date:
Selection Process:
Open Competitive


The Australian Government is inviting applications via an open process to apply for funding under the $6 million National Agriculture Traceability Regulatory Technology Research and Insights Grant round.  

A national approach to traceability reform, with government and industry co-designing an efficient, streamlined, and internationally recognised traceability system, is central to the growth of Australia’s agricultural sector. In support of this approach, this program is designed to align with the objectives under the draft National Agricultural Traceability Strategy 2023 to 2033 that was co-designed by industry and the department and was opened for consultation on 19 October 2022.

Regulatory Technology (RegTech) is the use of technology to better achieve regulatory objectives and has the potential to support growth of the agricultural sector: leading the way for increased digitisation, streamlining compliance requirements, and creating opportunities to realise greater value. 

This grant program will provide opportunities for successful applicants to strengthen partnerships across industry sectors and government and contribute to the development of innovative and practicable proposals to increase the use of RegTech along agricultural supply chains. Research and insights will demonstrate how to leverage RegTech to enhance agricultural traceability reforms, and support growth of the agricultural sector.  


To be eligible you must:

  • have an Australian Business Number (ABN) or be willing to obtain one
  • be registered for the purposes of GST, or be willing to become registered
  • be a permanent resident of Australia or have a place of business in Australia
  • have an account with an Australian financial institution.

To be eligible you must also be one of the following legal entity types:

  • Indigenous Corporation 
  • Company  
  • Corporate Commonwealth Entity
  • Non-Corporate Commonwealth Entity
  • Non-Corporate Commonwealth Statutory Authority 
  • Corporate State or Territory Entity 
  • Non-corporate State or Territory Entity 
  • Non-corporate State or Territory Statutory Authority
  • Local Government Entity 
  • Cooperative
  • Incorporated Association
  • Sole Trader 
  • Statutory Entity 
Grant Activity Timeframe:

Assessment of applications - within 10 weeks from the closing date

Approval of outcomes of selection process - within 13 weeks from the closing date

Notification to unsuccessful applicants - within 14 weeks from the closing date

Negotiations and award of grant agreements - within 22 weeks from the closing date

Earliest start date of grant activity - April 2023

End date of grant activity or agreement - 30 June 2025

Instructions for Application Submission:

To apply, the applicant must:

  • complete the online application form, please see 'Submit Application'
  • provide all the information requested
  • address all eligibility criteria and assessment criteria
  • include all necessary attachments
  • submit your application to the Community Grants Hub by 9:00 pm AEDT on 14 December 2022.
Other Instructions:

Please use the latest version:

GO5841 - Grant Opportunity Guidelines Version 2 - 16 November 2022

Addenda Available:

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