Testing Traceability Systems Grant Program

Page last updated: Monday, 28 March 2022 - 6:18pm

The Testing Traceability Systems Grant Program will allow Western Australian plant and plant product growers and supply chain participants to test traceability systems to provide valuable insights into the key components, which systems work best, and the challenges and costs faced in implementing traceability. The Testing Traceability Systems Grant Program is open to fund projects involving growers and supply chain participants across plant and plant product production, including the nursery industry, horticulture, grains, and forestry.

Grant information

The Testing Traceability Systems Grant Program, administered by the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development, will offer eligible recipients up to $25 000 (exclusive of GST), with a total of $100 000 (exclusive of GST) available. Funding will be provided in 2021-22 financial year, with finalisation of projects in 2022-23 financial year.

Interested parties may include, but are not restricted to:

  • companies with traceability platforms;
  • universities and research organisations;
  • agricultural industry peak bodies; and
  • agricultural industry grower groups.

Eligibility

Eligibility criteria can be found in the Guidelines for Applicants on the right of this page. Please email traceability@dpird.wa.gov.au if you require further information on eligibility requirements.

Application process

Applications for grant funding open 23 March 2022 and close 19 April 2022. Please apply through SmartyGrants. All applications will be assessed in accordance with the criteria in the Guidelines for Applicants.

Further information

This webpage will be updated regularly with information on the Grant Program. In addition, there are Frequently Asked Questions available on the right of this page.

If you would like any additional information on the Grant Program, please email traceability@dpird.wa.gov.au