Asia Gateway Voucher Program

Are you looking for funding to boost your business or expand into international markets?

The Victorian Government has announced that the next round of funding for the Boost Your Business Asia Gateway Voucher Stream will be open for applications from 4 June to 13 July 2018. If you missed out in the first round, now is your chance to be part of the program. Contact us today to find out how you can benefit from this program.

Program at a glance

The Asia Gateway Voucher Grants offer funding of up to $50,000, on a one-to-one co-contribution basis, to support Victorian businesses and organisations develop and implement market development plans to increase export and business activities with Victoria’s top Asian trading partners. Asia Gateway Voucher Projects will build on the capabilities and connections they need to access and expand into China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.

Eligibility criteria

Asia Gateway Vouchers are available for small to medium businesses and organisations seeking to increase their export and business activity with an Asian market. Applicants must meet the following criteria to be eligible for assistance under the program: 

  • Are a business registered in Victoria with an Australian Business Number (ABN);
  • Meet any co-contribution requirements with eligible cash expenditure;
  • Meet all industrial relations obligations as an employer in accordance with the National Employment Standards;
  • Have an operating presence in Victoria;
  • Employ 20 to 200 staff or have an annual turnover of greater than $1.5 million;
  • Agree to participate in future program evaluation.

The Victorian Chamber is a Registered Service Provider to deliver the Program. If you are interested in growing your business in Asia, we would like to hear from you. Contact Eddie Zhao on 03 8662 5234 ezhao@victorianchamber.com.au