Call for Applications: (1) Boost Your (SMEs) Business Vouchers and (2) the Victorian Defence Industry Supply Chain Program

Boost Your Business Vouchers (includes a new Defence, Aerospace and Security stream)

Boost Your Business Vouchers are aimed at helping Victorian businesses to become more productive, employ more people, improve market access, and increase their scale, diversity and profitability.

The second round of the Program now includes a new Defence, Aerospace and Security stream to support Victorian small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) win more domestic and international defence, aerospace and security supply chain work. Applications for this round must be submitted by COB 13 July 2018.

Further information, including the Program Guidelines, can be found at the Business Victoria website:

Up to two vouchers of up to $50,000 are available under the Boost Your Business Voucher Program.
All applications must be matched by a minimum cash co-contribution of $1 for every $1 granted.
Victorian Defence Industry Supply Chain Program

The existing Victorian Defence Industry Supply Chain Program has also been updated and will now support capital works expenditure to ensure businesses can meet industry-specific compliance requirements to win more work. Grants of up to $100,000 for capital projects are available to give businesses across Victoria the best possible opportunity to secure work in the defence, aerospace and security sectors. Applications will be open until 3 September 2018.

Further information, including the Program Guidelines, can be found at the Business Victoria website:

Up to two grants of up to $100,000 are available under the Victorian Defence Industry Supply Chain Program.
All applications must be matched by a minimum cash co-contribution of $1 for every $1 granted.

Before Applying

Potential applicants are encouraged to first discuss their eligibility and proposed project with a staff member at the Victorian Defence Procurement Office (contact details below), their local Victorian Government Trade and Investment (VGTI) office or Regional Development Victoria Office.

Victoria Defence Procurement Office
Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources
Phone : +61 (3) 5277 8766
Email: defence@ecodev.vic.gov.au