The Industry Development Division offers the following financial assistance programs and industry awards that aim to increase the profile of Western Australian businesses;

Financial assistance programs: 

Australian Steel Institute - New Standard AS/NZS 5131 and Business Information Round

Local Capability Fund 

Both LCF rounds - Western Australian Industry Participation Strategy (WAIPS) and Regional Aboriginal Business are closed for 2018/2019 Financial Year and applications are no longer being accepted.

The Local Capability Fund (LCF) is an initiative under the State Government's Plan for Jobs. The purpose of the fund is to assist small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Western Australia to increase their capability and competitiveness as suppliers of products, services and works to the Western Australian State Government, major projects and other important markets.

The LCF typically provides funding assistance on a dollar for dollar basis for activities such as planning, improvements to internal infrastructure, plant and equipment and training.

Please keep an eye on our news page as we anticipate announcing more LCF rounds in Mid-2019. Or subscribe at Industrylink ( to be informed when new rounds are announced.

Industry Award program:

WA Industry and Export Awards

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