A selection of brightly coloured fruit and vegetables including carrots, cherries, and bananas
Agriculture, Business

Australia–China Agricultural Cooperation Agreement (ACACA)

Funder:  Federal – Agriculture

Grant Background: The Australian Government, under the 2019 ACACA grant opportunity, is inviting applicants to apply to:

  • undertake a Project in Australia and/or China, or
  • undertake a Trade Mission to China.

The beneficiaries of the ACACA program are Australian agriculture, fisheries and forestry industries, organisations, businesses and individuals (and their respective industry or sector) who are seeking to enhance cooperation between Australia and China in agriculture.

The objectives of the ACACA program are:

  • promote bilateral cooperation in agriculture, fisheries and forestry between Australia and China
  • develop the trading relationship between Australia and China
  • exchange scientific information to enhance cooperation and develop linkages between Australia and China

$ Available: Applicants can apply for a maximum of $40,000 (GST inclusive) for a project activity and up to a maximum of $12,500 (GST inclusive) for a trade mission activity.

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

  • Indigenous Corporation
  • Company
  • Corporate Commonwealth Entity
  • Non-Corporate Commonwealth Statutory Authority
  • Commonwealth Company
  • Corporate State or Territory Entity
  • Non-corporate State or Territory Entity
  • Non-corporate State or Territory Statutory Authority
  • Local Government
  • Cooperative
  • Incorporated Association
  • Sole Trader
  • Statutory Entity
  • Person
  • Trustee on behalf of a Trust
  • Unincorporated Association

Also, to be eligible the applicant must:

  • have a current Australian Business Number (ABN)
  • be registered for the purposes of GST
  • if an individual, be a permanent resident of Australia
  • if an entity, be registered to operate in Australia
  • have an account with an Australian financial institution.

Key Dates: closes 30 April 2019


Happy to chat if you need a hand with your application. Good luck, Melanie

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