Queensland Government Resource Recovery Industry Development Programs Grants Now Open

The Queensland Government has re-opened Expressions of Interest for stream one of the $100 million Resource Recovery Industry Development Program (RRIDP).

The RRIDP provides funding to Queensland’s resource recovery industries through support for projects that divert waste from landfill and create jobs. Stream one offers capital grants from $50,000 to $5 million for facilities and infrastructure projects that facilitate waste avoidance, landfill diversion and recycling activities.

The RRIDP round two funding is available across three submission streams, which have been tailored to attract a range of projects requiring different levels and types of assistance.

Applications for Stream 1 close 5pm Friday 20 September 2019. (Stream 2 and 3: on-going EOI stage followed by a detailed submission). Detailed application stage to follow.

Details of the grant funding are summarised below:

Eligible applicantsProject requirementsFunding per applicant
Stream 1The Resource Recovery Grants Fund

Businesses
Local government
Not-for profit organisations
Non-government organisations
Regional groups of councils
Contribute to growth in the biofutures and resource recovery industry
Be located in Qld
Recover wastes currently landfilled or going to low value outlets
New or improved infrastructure
Use proven technology
Be able to:
– Maintain delivery of program
– Achieve planning approval
Between $50,000 to $5,000,000, up to 50% of eligible items.

Applicants are required to contribute 25% of project capital costs

What will be funded?
Capital expenditure on infrastructure

What will not be funded?
Project development, legal, compliance, planning or licensing costs
Prior works or purchases
Ongoing operational costs
Land acquisition
Education or marketing
Contingency
Stream 2Resource Recovery project Fund
Businesses
Local government
Not-for profit organisations
Non-government organisations
Regional groups of councils
Contribute to growth in the biofutures and resource recovery industry
Be located in Qld
Recover wastes currently landfilled or going to low value outlets
New or improved infrastructure
Use proven technology
Be able to:
– Maintain delivery of program
– Achieve planning approval
This program is designed to provide broader financial incentives to attract or expand major resource recovery project that will deliver significant landfill diversion
The financial incentives will be negotiated on a case by case basis depending on the scale of the major project being expanded or attracted to Queensland.
Stream 3Resource Recovery Investment Pipeline Fund
Businesses
Local government
Not-for profit organisations
Non-government organisations
Regional groups of councils
Contribute to growth in the biofutures and resource recovery industry
Be located in Qld
Recover wastes currently landfilled or going to low value outlets
New or improved infrastructure
Use proven technology
Grants up to $1 million to assist grantees to undertake late-stage feasibility studies and finalise critical issues in order to make an investment decision relating to a resource recovery project.

Research and development will not be funded.

MRA has submitted more than 200 grant applications to date, winning more than $60m in funding for our clients.

We can provide a one-stop shop to maximise your chances of success and can assist by:

  • Preparing grant proposals on your behalf;
  • Reviewing grant proposals;
  • Source equipment providers;
  • Provide costings on infrastructure;
  • Prepare the business case; and
  • All of the necessary financial feasibility analysis requirements.

If your organisation is interested in any of the above grant programs, please contact Emma Yuen on emma@mraconsulting.com.au or on 0416 474 642 or info@mraconsulting.com.au or on (02) 8541 6169.