National Priority Fund - Request for Expressions of Interest (REOI)
The Australian Government announced in the 2021-22 Budget, that funding of up to $50 million ($12.5 million per year) will be made available under the National Priority Fund over four years from 2021-2025. The fund will complement the expansion and extension of the successful Local Jobs Program and help support Australia's economic and social recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Funding will be available for innovative initiatives that complement job creation and/or address structural and other barriers to the attraction, recruitment and retention of Australian job seekers and workers.
The Request for Expressions of Interest (REOI) was released on Friday 16 July 2021 through AusTender and invites interested parties to submit a proposal.
Submissions will close 16 August 2021.