Grant Expertise

Congratulations to our client, an innovative data analysis company, who was recently awarded $1,000,000 for an Accelerating Commercialisation claim.  The success continues to highlight the expertise Pattens have in sophisticated large grant applications.

By | 2017-07-04T17:00:22+10:00 May 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Grant Expertise

Renewable Energy Bonus Scheme Closing

The Government has announced that on 30 June 2012, the Renewable Energy Bonus Scheme will close.  The Government has paid over $320 million under the Renewable Energy Bonus Scheme to help more than 250,000 Australian households replace older, more carbon polluting hot water systems with renewable, climate-friendly alternatives. To be eligible for the rebate before the [...]

By | 2019-07-29T10:30:35+10:00 February 28th, 2012|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Renewable Energy Bonus Scheme Closing

Government Abandons Exporters

The Australian Labor Government provides over $20 billion to support innovation through the R&D Tax Scheme while providing only $150 million to support export marketing through the EMDG scheme. To put the government's current approach into perspective, please consider this hypothetical scenario. An Australian business decides to develop a new product and commits $1 million towards [...]

By | 2019-07-29T10:32:24+10:00 November 18th, 2011|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Government Abandons Exporters

Australia China Science And Research Fund

Australia-China research collaborations will benefit from an additional $18 million over the next three years, with the opening of a dedicated Australia-China Science and Research Fund (ACSRF) this week. The Australian Government is committing $A9 million to the Australia-China Science and Research Fund from 2011-12, which will be matched by the Chinese Government. This [...]

By | 2019-07-29T10:33:42+10:00 November 17th, 2011|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Australia China Science And Research Fund

Collaborative Solutions Program Round 2

The NSW government has called for applications for the second round of its collaborative solutions program with a project to focus on the development of mobile technologies to improve government services. This round of the program, called Mobile Government, will provide up to $1 million over the next year to support between 5 and 10 [...]

By | 2019-07-29T10:36:22+10:00 November 17th, 2011|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Collaborative Solutions Program Round 2

Households Will Feel Impact of Carbon Tax

The Government has advised that on Sunday 10 July 2011 they will announce the price on pollution that is the central element of their policy to tackle climate change, cut pollution and drive the transformation of the Australian economy to a clean energy future.    The Government’s priorities in designing the carbon price have been stated as cutting pollution, protecting household [...]

By | 2011-07-04T11:07:05+10:00 July 4th, 2011|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Households Will Feel Impact of Carbon Tax

Regional Relocation Grant

The Regional Relocation (Home Buyers Grant) Act 2011 will operate for 4 years commencing 1 July 2011. The scheme will provide applicants with a one-off payment of $7,000 to assist them with the cost of relocating from their metropolitan home to a regional home. The metropolitan area includes the local government areas of the [...]

By | 2019-07-29T11:38:08+10:00 July 1st, 2011|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Regional Relocation Grant

Buying The Mining Industry

The Government today announced the politically motivated $34.4 million Buy Australian at Home and Abroad initiative to provide Australian suppliers with have a better chance of benefiting from the nation’s major resources projects.  These major resources projects can provide significant opportunities for Australian suppliers. Unfortunately, some suppliers have been missing out because of established global vendor lists [...]

By | 2019-07-29T11:39:38+10:00 June 15th, 2011|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Buying The Mining Industry

Happy 3rd Birthday Enterprise Connect

Enterprise Connect - the Australian Government's $50 million a year small business assistance program - is celebrating its third birthday.  Since 2008, Enterprise Connect has helped over 7,500 businesses with a range of services including advice, researcher placements, workshops, events and grants. The Tailored Advisory Service grants scheme has helped a wealth of these businesses [...]

By | 2019-07-29T11:41:54+10:00 May 20th, 2011|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Happy 3rd Birthday Enterprise Connect

Carbon Price Household Assistance

The Government hosted a meeting today of the Household Assistance Working Group. The working group of community sector leaders discussed options for the design of the generous household assistance package that the Government will deliver together with a price on carbon pollution. The Government is consulting with community organisations to help ensure the household assistance package is fair and [...]

By | 2019-07-29T11:44:28+10:00 May 13th, 2011|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Carbon Price Household Assistance