Latest Funding Announcements
Some of the recent investments in the Newcastle community made by the Australian Government are listed below. For information on funding opportunities visit the Grantslink Website.
Federal Labor Government's investments in Newcastle since forming government - $2,419,860,087
$30 million for the University of Newcastle's inner city campus - 15 April 2013
The University of Newcastle and Newcastle’s Civic Precinct will undergo a major transformation thanks to a $30 million funding injection announced today by Higher Education Minister Sharon Bird and Federal Member for Newcastle Sharon Grierson. Under the University’s Building Access and Attainment in the Hunter region project, its Faculty of Business and Law will move from Callaghan Campus to a new purpose-built Education Precinct in the city centre.
$339,610 to Northern Settlement Services - 9 April 2013
Northern Settlement Services have received funding under the Settlement Grants Program, which assists refugees and migrants to become self-reliant, contribute to the national economy and acquire crucial skills and knowledge to assist their settlement.
$153,900 to T.W. Woods Construction under the Clean Technology Investment Program - 4 April 2013
The Federal Labor Government is using up to $153,900 in revenue from the carbon price to assist local manufacturer T.W. Woods Construction invest in clean and renewable technologies. Federal Minister for Climate Change, Industry and Innovation, Greg Combet AM MP, and Federal Member for Newcastle, Sharon Grierson MP, today announced the funding to the Tomago company from the Federal Labor Government’s $1 billion Clean Technology Investment Program.
$160,000 for the Disability Employment Broker Project - 30 January 2013
People in the Hunter region will benefit from more employment opportunities thanks to the Australian Government’s Disability Employment Broker Project, being run in partnership with Hunter TAFE and industry partners. Minister for Employment Participation Kate Ellis said the Government has committed nearly $3.2 Billion over the next four years to Disability Employment Services (DES), including over $160,000 for the Hunter TAFE project.
$3,320,261 to Newcastle families for the School Kids Bonus - 29 January 2013
In the Newcastle local government area 7,028 families have received the Schoolkids Bonus January payment worth a total of about $3,320,261. Families who claim their Family Tax Benefit at the end of the financial year will receive their payment then.