Flexible Workforce Solutions Fund

If you're an eligible Northern Territory (NT) business, you can get up to $200,000 for projects and activities that address workforce shortages and gaps in the NT.

The Flexible Workforce Solutions Fund encourages business and industry to collaborate on projects to attract and retain the skilled workforce they need.

Who can apply

To be eligible, you must:

  • be a Territory enterprise
  • hold a valid Australian business number
  • operate in the NT or have provided services in the NT for at least 6 months
  • carry a public/general liability insurance policy of at least $10 million
  • be financially viable and have financial capacity to complete the project in the specified timeframes
  • be part of a business consortium and/or partnership.

What you can get

Grants of up to $200,000 are available on a 25:75 co-contribution basis for projects and activities. This means you have to provide 25% of the total.

In kind co-contribution for not-for-profits will be accepted.

You must show how your project or activity does one of the following:

  • contributes to regional industry workforce solutions
  • contributes to seasonal workforce strategies
  • leverages new technology or innovation
  • delivers direct, in-country worker attraction and recruitment services.

Before you apply

You must include the following with your application:

  • your business structure - for example, sole trader, company, partnership, trust, not-for-profit
  • a comprehensive project or activity plan
  • funding amount you're seeking and what it will be used for
  • a detailed breakdown of costs
  • estimated project completion date
  • number of people that the project will target.

How to apply

To apply, follow these steps:

Step 1. Read the terms and conditions.

Flexible Workforce Solutions Fund terms and conditions PDF (311.0 KB)
Flexible Workforce Solutions Fund terms and conditions DOCX (668.5 KB).

Step 2. Apply online at Grants NT.

After you apply

Your application will be assessed for eligibility and you will be notified of the outcome.


For more information, email workforce.nt@nt.gov.au

Last updated: 04 October 2022

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