Aboriginal Workforce Grants (AWG)

Aboriginal Workforce Grants (AWG) support initiatives that result in more Aboriginal Territorians entering employment and developing careers within the workplace.

Who can apply

Organisations that can apply for funding are:

  • Aboriginal organisations
  • private businesses
  • industry bodies
  • not-for-profit organisations
  • other incorporated organisations.

Before you apply

Your business or organisation must meet both of the following conditions: 

  • hold a valid Australian Business Number - individuals can't apply for funding
  • have an insurance policy for public risk that covers personal injury, death, and property damage covering at least $10 million per event.

How to apply

Applications for the 2017 grants round have closed. 


For more information contact the AWG coordinator at the Department of Trade, Business and Innovation on (08) 8999 7802 or email awg.dtbi@nt.gov.au

Aboriginal workforce training

Regional and remote communities can apply for funding to train workers for projects in the community all year round.

For more information go to Indigenous Responsive Program.

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Last updated: 27 March 2017