Dollar-for-dollar financial assistance of up to $20,000 is available to eligible small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) who are seeking support for activities to be potentially involved in the rollingstock element of the billion dollar METRONET program of works.


Funding will be provided for the following eligible activities


  • expert consultancy fees;
  • equipment; and
  • improvements to internal business infrastructure/systems.

The LCF will assist businesses to build capacity, increase their competitiveness and help them succeed as suppliers to major market opportunities in Western Australia.


The 1st round of the LCF is designed to assist SMEs to potentially be involved in the rollingstock element of the billion dollar METRONET project.  The rollingstock element of the project will also feature future fleet maintenance and repair of the new electric rollingstock. 


The METRONET LCF round will focus on future engagement opportunities between prospective railcar manufacturers and Western Australian SMEs who are seeking to become part of rollingstock supply chains for the METRONET project as well as broader interstate and international projects.


Level of funding


The level of funding support under this specific round of the LCF is 50% of eligible costs up to a

maximum of $20,000 per successful applicant.


Industry engagement


In order to be considered for funding, applicants must detail within the application their engagement with:


a) manufacturers seeking involvement in the METRONET rollingstock project and / or

b) manufacturers with existing interstate/international project exposure;


and provide evidence to demonstrate such engagement. The engagement must support the activities the applicant is seeking funding support for.

Further information

Round closed.

For any further information please contact: Andrew Griggs on Tel: 08 9222 0765 or Email:

Application form

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Application Form - Local Capability Fund (LCF) METRONET Rollingstock Procurement Round

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