//Exploration Grants & Incentives
Exploration Grants & Incentives2018-06-18T01:47:09+00:00


The Queensland Government offers a range of exploration grants and incentives. Opportunities for investors including exploration grants, an annual exploration program, competitive tenders for exploration, expressions of interest for tenders and an advanced exploration technology trial.

Austrade Export Market Development Grant (EMDG) - a key Australian Government financial assistance program for aspiring and current exporters. Administered by Austrade, the scheme supports a wide range of industries.Click here
Australian GovernmentGas Acceleration Program - Provides businesses with matched funding grants of up to $6 million to accelerate the responsible development of onshore natural gas for domestic gas consumers. The program will support projects with the greatest likelihood of securing new and significant volumes of gas for domestic gas customers from onshore gas fields by 30 June 2020.Click here
Australian Taxation OfficeJunior Minerals Exploration Incentive - Enables eligible companies to create and issue tax credits by giving up a portion of their tax losses from greenfield mineral exploration expenditure, which can then be distributed to eligible shareholders. Click here
Australian Taxation OfficeResearch and Development Tax Incentive - Encourages companies to engage in R&D benefiting Australia, by providing a tax offset for eligible R&D activities. Click here
Queensland Government Collaborative Exploration Initiative - Provides businesses with funding of up to $200,000 to conduct exploratory drilling and non-drilling activities in under-explored parts of north-west Queensland.Click here
Queensland Government Knowledge Transfer Partnerships program - Builds collaboration between universities and small business by bringing on a university graduate to work on an innovative project.Click here
Queensland GovernmentMentoring for Growth Program (M4G) - offers eligible businesses access to a panel of up to 6 volunteer business experts who during a meeting of around 90 minutes, offer insights, options and suggestions on business challenges relating to growth and innovation.Click here
National Energy Resources Australia (NERA)NERA Project Fund - NERA is seeking to fund industry-led, collaborative projects that demonstrate innovative solutions for the energy resources sector, with the aim of enhancing productivity, competitiveness and long-term sustainability within Australia's oil, gas, coal and uranium industries.Click here