The  export  market Development Grant
Go global and capitalise on this grant opportunity to promote exporting of Australian products and services.

What

can you claim?

Eight categories of promotional activities can be claimed:

Overseas
Representatives

Marketing
Consultants

Marketing
Visits

Free
Samples and advertising costs

 

Trade Fairs,
Seminars
In-Store
Promotions

Promoting of Australian tourism

Overseas
Buyers

Registration or
Insurance of
Eligible
Intellectual
Property

AN OPPORTUNITY TO expand current business operations into foreign markets
HAVEN’T HEARD ABOUT THE EDMG GRANT? 
ITS SIMPLE, READ GRANTHELP’s 3 STEP EXPLANATION!
01.
what is the EMDG grant?

The Australian Federal Government’s Export Market Development Grant (EMDG) is a venerable program aimed at expanding to new markets, getting Australian products and services into international markets.

It provides generous reimbursement for eligible activities, such as promoting to international markets, or bringing foreign buyers to Australia. So why not have a look to see if your business can benefit from this scheme?

02.
who is ELIGIBLE? 

Any Australian businesses who made less than $50 million in the financial year and spent at least $15,000 on eligible activities (outside Australia, New Zealand and North Korea) are eligible for the grant. Provides up to eight grants each eligible applicant. These grants do not need to be in consecutive years.

03.
What does it do?

The EMDG allows you to claim expenses on activities which fall under any of 8 categories listed above which relate to selling products & services to overseas partners, customers and investors to receive a cash reimbursement of 50%, up to $150,000.

Key Requirements

– At least $AU15,000 in expenses

– Exporting or planning to export

– Applications Open: July 1st

Applications Close: November 30th

Contact us to find out more today!

Address:

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Phone:  1300 367 348

Under each activity, upload the relevant documentation, and write a description (if necessary) on the space provided.
If you have any further questions do not hesitate to contact your assigned EMDG consultant and they will help you walk through this process.

Detail the evidence you have that supports the expense claimed, such as copies of seminar registration papers, invoices, trade fair agreement, and record of payment.

Contact EMDG consultant - If your promotional event was aimed at both the export market (including Australia based export activities such as the inbound tourism industry) and at the Australian market, you can only claim the portion of the costs that relate to the export market. Your EMDG consultant will help you demonstrate this apportionment.
Under each activity, upload the relevant documentation, and write a description (if necessary) on the space provided.
Note: Please complete a separate form for each agent (such as employees, partners or associates) and/or trip.
This is if you have more than one agent who has travelled (interstate or internationally) for a marketing visit, or if you have travelled more than once on a marketing visit.
If you have any further questions do not hesitate to contact your assigned EMDG consultant and they will help you walk through this process.

Upload file(s): Detail the evidence you have to support the expense claimed, such as copies of advertisements and brochures, invoices, web hit reports or record of payment.

After your answers have been reviewed by an EMDG consultant, they will get in contact with you to discuss your information in further detail. Your EMDG consultant will also help you demonstrate apportionment for certain expenses to meet the criteria set out by the government.
Under each activity, upload the relevant documentation, and write a description (if necessary) on the space provided.
Expenses under the overseas representation category are capped at A$200,000 per application. However, to ensure you receive maximum benefit from this category, you should list all the eligible expenses.
Note: Please complete a separate form for each representative. This is if you have more than one representative.
If you have any further questions do not hesitate to contact your assigned EMDG consultant and they will help you walk through this process.

Upload file(s): Detail the evidence you have that supports the expense claimed, invoices, airfares, purchase orders, employee salary documents, record of payment:

Please answer as many of the questions above as possible, this will enable the Grant help team to ensure you get the most out of your claim. Overseas representation expenses will only be allowed to the extent that they are incurred for an approved promotional expense. Austrade conducts detailed checks of overseas representative claims and may visit your representative as part of these checks.
Disclaimer* Overseas representatives seeking to work overseas for 12 months or longer may be eligible to claim the duration of their stay if eligible.
Under each activity, upload the relevant documentation, and write a description (if necessary) on the space provided.
Note: Please complete a separate form for each agent (such as employees, partners or associates) and/or trip.
This is if you have more than one agent who has travelled (interstate or internationally) for a marketing visit, or if you have travelled more than once on a marketing visit.
If you have any further questions do not hesitate to contact your assigned EMDG consultant and they will help you walk through this process.

Detail the evidence you have that supports the expense claimed, invoices, airfares, purchase orders, tickets, client details and record of payment:

Special note for the 2019/2020 financial year:
Applications lodged in the 2020-21 financial year (2019-20 grant year) can claim expenses for events and trips that have been cancelled due to COVID-19 circumstances, if they have not been refunded.
However, refunded expenses are not claimable.
Credit issued – this expenditure is allowed when the expenditure was incurred as long as the applicant can demonstrate the intention of the expenditure was for an approved promotional purpose. The credit should then be used to pay for promotional expenditure before its expiry and would not be claimable at the time of use as it has already been reimbursed when incurred.
Non-Refunds – claimable however the applicant must demonstrate the expense was for an approved promotional purpose.
Under each activity, upload the relevant documentation on the right, and write a description (if necessary) on the left-hand side.
Note: Please complete a separate form for each marketing consultant (if you have more than one).
If you have any further questions do not hesitate to contact your assigned EMDG consultant and they will help you walk through this process.

Upload file(s): Detail the evidence you have that supports the expense claimed, invoices, airfares, purchase orders, employee salary documents, record of payment:

Please answer as many of the questions as possible, this will enable the Grant help team to ensure you get the most out of your claim. Marketing consultant expenses will only be allowed to the extent that they are incurred for an approved promotional expense. Austrade conducts detailed checks of marketing consultant claims.
You may claim all reasonable expenses incurred to provide a free sample outside Australia to a non-Australian resident. Under each activity, upload the relevant documentation on the right, and write a description (if necessary) on the left-hand side.
If you have any further questions do not hesitate to contact your assigned EMDG consultant and they will help you walk through this process.

Upload file(s): Detail the evidence you have that supports the expense claimed, such as costing records, freight documents, invoices.

Please answer as many of the questions as possible, this will enable the Grant help team to ensure you get the most out of your claim. Marketing consultant expenses will only be allowed to the extent that they are incurred for an approved promotional expense. Austrade conducts detailed checks of marketing consultant claims.