A standard eligibility criteria applies for all businesses and projects seeking to access the Local Jobs Fund.
The business applying to the fund must have:
Projects in the Territory’s 10 growth and developing sectors, a related supply or service sector or other sector in which the Territory has a comparative advantage will be eligible to apply.
The Territory’s growth and developing sectors are set out in the Economic Development Framework.
Growth sectors are:
Developing sectors are:
Related service and supply sectors include industries that provide specialised goods or services to a growth or developing sector. For example, marine maintenance services is a related service and supply sector to the energy and minerals and defence sectors.
Other sector in which the Territory has a comparative advantage, include any sector where the Territory has a unique advantage in competing in national and global markets.
The fund will not provide support for applications that request assistance with:
Eligibility is subject to change. Further details about eligibility and the application process are available in the policy framework.
Get a copy of the policy framework:
All applicants are encouraged to discuss their application with the Local Jobs Fund team before submission.