Australian Government – Women’s Leadership and Development Program (WLDP)

Application Date: 9 January 2019 to 28 June 2019

Region: Queensland wide


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The Australian Government funds the Women’s Leadership and Development Program (the Program) to deliver a range of projects specifically for Australian women.The objectives of the Program are to improve outcomes for Australian women in five key focus areas:

1. Women’s Economic Security

2. Women’s Workforce Participation

3. Women’s Leadership

4. Women’s Safety

5. Intenational Engagement

This grant opportunity invites applicants to submit proposals for one-off or small-scale projects that contribute towards the Australian Government’s priorities for women on a national scale for key focus areas 2 – 5.


To be eligible you must be one of the following entity types –

  • a company incorporated in Australia
  • a company incorporated by guarantee
  • an incorporated trustee on behalf of a trust
  • an incorporated association
  • a partnership
  • a consortium with a lead organisation
  • a registered charity or not-for-profit organisation
  • a publicly funded research organisation as defined in the Glossary
  • an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Corporation registered under the Corporations (Aboriginal and /or Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006; and

• be solvent
• have an Australian Business Number (ABN)
• be registered for the purposes of GST
• have an account with an Australian financial institution
• be compliant with the Workplace Gender Equality Act 2012 (if applicable).

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