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Regional New Industries Fund - Groundswell

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Regional New Industry Fund (RNIF) GroundSwell

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Application Information

Before completing this application form, please ensure you have read the RNIF GroundSwell Guidelines and the Frequently Asked Questions

The closing date for applications is 5pm, Monday, 10 August 2020 and applications must be submitted via Smarty Grants. Incomplete applications and/or applications received after the closing date will not be considered.

Submitting an application provides no assurance or guarantee the applicant will receive funding assistance. All applications are considered on their individual merits.

If you require assistance preparing your application please contact the Department on 08 6552 1860 or

Privacy Statement

Information provided by applicants or collected by the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) in relation to the applicant or their application may be used in the administration of the RNIF program and in the assessment of this application.

DPIRD may request additional information from applicants and is authorised to contact any persons or organisations in the assessment of the application. 

Clarification on the other funding sources for your project stated in your application and project budget may be sought from the other funding bodies. Any information provided (personal, financial or otherwise) will be solely used for the purpose of the RNIF program. Information will not be released to third parties without prior written permission of the applicant.

DPIRD will store personal information collected in this application, supporting documentation and any grant administration, monitoring and evaluation activities in compliance with its obligations under the Privacy Act 1988 (cth).

DPIRD is also subject to the Freedom of Information Act 1992 and documents in the possession of these agencies are subject to these provisions.

I have read and understood the RNIF GroundSwell Guidelines including the eligibility criteria and have read the privacy statement and I consent to and authorise such uses and disclosures. * Required


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