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Please note that while we update our lists of available grants regularly, this is not a comprehensive list and closing dates and details should be verified using the links provided as they are subject to change by the providers without notice.

Australian Training Awards - 2022 Award Closes: 31st of May 2022 Run By: National Careers Institute Further Information: https://www.australiantrainingawards.gov.au/

The Australian Training Awards recognise and celebrate excellence and are an important mechanism for promoting the benefits of vocational education and training.

Winners from each state and territory training awards compete for a national award title. The following categories are available for direct entry:

  • The Outstanding Achievement in the VET and Skills Sector Award
  • Excellence in Language, Literacy and Numeracy Practice Award
  • Australian Apprenticeships—Employer Award
  • Innovation in VET Award
  • School Pathways to VET Award



Last Updated: 26th of March 2022
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Scientist Award Award Closes: 1st of June 2022 Value: Up to $20,000 Run By: Australian Academy of Science Further Information: https://www.science.org.au/supporting-science/awards-and-opportunities/aboriginal-and-torres-strait-islander-scientist-award

The award recognises research in the physical and biological sciences, allowing interdisciplinary and sociocultural research that could straddle the social sciences and humanities, by outstanding Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander PhD students and early- and mid-career scientists. It aims to support their research and/or the expansion and growth of their research networks and international knowledge exchange through visits to relevant international centres of research.

Awards will be for up to $20,000, with additional support provided to attend the Academy's Annual Science at the Shine Dome event.

Last Updated: 26th of March 2022
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Resilient Australia Awards - 2022 Award Opened: 7th of March 2022 Closes: 6th of June 2022 Run By: Australian Institute for Disaster Resilience Further Information: https://www.aidr.org.au/programs/resilient-australia-awards/

The Resilient Australia Awards celebrate and promote initiatives that build whole of community resilience to disasters and emergencies around Australia, as well as images capturing resilience in action. The awards recognise collaboration and innovative thinking across all sectors.

The awards recognise a wide range of initiatives with past projects centred on risk assessment and mitigation, mental health and wellbeing, education, training and research, and community engagement, as well as response and recovery.

State and territory winners are considered for national awards, along with projects entered directly to the national awards – projects selected as national finalists will benefit from national exposure through a range of communication channels.

Entries in the 2022 awards program must relate to projects or initiatives that commenced after 1 January 2020, or demonstrate significant outcomes or enhancements since 1 January 2020.

The Resilient Australia Awards is proudly sponsored by the Australian Government in partnership with the states and territories and managed by the Australian Institute for Disaster Resilience (AIDR).

Last Updated: 27th of February 2022
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