Grants Awarded by the Department of Finance

The Commonwealth Grants Rules and Guidelines [PDF Document 215 KB] require that details of grants be listed on the website of the responsible entity no later than 14 working days after the funding agreement is signed by both parties. Details must remain on the website for at least two years from the date of the signed funding agreement.

The following table contains details of grants awarded by the Department of Finance since 1 July 2015.

PortfolioDepartment​/​AgencyCBMS Program TitleProgram Component (if applicable)Project TitleRecipientPurposeSpecial confidentiality provisions  (Y/N), and reasonValueCommencement Date *Grant Term (months)Grant Funding Location
Finance Department of Finance Grants in Aid N/A   The Page Research Centre Limited • Maintain the Centre’s library archival project;
• Collecting and safeguarding the history of Country Party and National Party;
• Redevelop and maintain the Page website to interact with the public and academia and to advance public debate and influence public policy;
• Conduct the Sir Earle Page Memorial Lectures;
• Conduct and commission research projects and analysis to inform public debate and policy; and
• Publish various books, including one on the history of the National Party
  $85,642 01/07/2016 12 months Kingston   ACT   2604
Finance Department of Finance Grants in Aid N/A   The Menzies Research Centre Limited • Conducting roundtables and seminars on social and political policy issues;
• Ongoing development of website & social media interaction to disseminate information & encourage discussion;
• Production of publications & articles;
• Conducting Research & Other Projects approved by the Board within the objects set out in the Constitution of the Centre; and
• Covering the general expenses incurred in conducting the activities noted.
N $228,110 01/07/2016 12 months Kingston   ACT   2604
Finance Department of Finance Grants in Aid N/A   The Chifley Research Centre Limited • Employ an Executive Director to lead CRC projects and secure external funding;
• Knowledge transfer of CRC projects through support to national events;
• Knowledge transfer of CRC projects through online activities; and
• Direct non-operating expenses: office, administration, compliance etc.
N $228,110 01/07/2016 12 months Kingston   ACT   2604
Finance Department of Finance Grants in Aid N/A   The Green Institute Limited • Supporting ‘green’ politics through education, action, research and debate;
• Policy and outreach on green ideas and philosophy;
• Capacity building on green politics and skills;
• Research and strategic advice on current issues; and
• Administration and support for achieving the above.
N $85,642 01/07/2016 12 months Canberra ACT 2601
Finance Department of Finance Grants in Aid N/A   Royal Humane Society of Australasia Inc Provision and presentation of bravery awards and associated costs N $26,326 01/07/2016 12 months Melbourne VIC 8003
Finance Department of Finance Grants in Aid N/A   Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Incorporated • Production of policy and position papers;
• Holding the annual Animal Welfare seminar;
• Education of the community; and
• Specialist advice.
N $36,149 01/07/2016 12 months Deakin West   ACT   2600
Finance Department of Finance Grants in Aid N/A   Australian Institute of Policy & Science Editing, Production and Distribution of AQ: Australian Quarterly N $36,149 01/07/2016 12 months Missenden   NSW   2050
Finance Department of Finance Other Departmental - Outcome 2 - General Services N/A   Communities​​@​​Work Funds raised solely from individuals' personal contributions to a fund raising event. N $414.90 18/11/2016 NA Greenway ACT 2900 
Finance Department of Finance Other Departmental - Outcome 2 - General Services N/A   Communities​​@​​Work Funds raised solely from individuals' personal contributions to a fund raising event. N $371.45 2/11/2016 NA Greenway ACT 2900 
Finance Department of Finance Other Departmental - Outcome 2 - General Services N/A   Grow Funds raised solely from individuals' personal contributions to a fund raising event. N $626.55 11/11/2016 NA Holland Park QLD 4121
Finance Department of Finance Other Departmental - Outcome 2 - General Services N/A   Communities​​@​​Work Funds raised solely from individuals' personal contributions to a fund raising event. N $1,114.40 21/10/2016 NA Greenway ACT 2900 
Finance Department of Finance Other Departmental - Outcome 2 - General Services N/A   Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays Funds raised solely from individuals' personal contributions to a fund raising event. N $1,008.00 12/09/2016 NA Dickson ACT
2602
Finance Department of Finance Other Departmental - Outcome 2 - General Services N/A   Communities​​@​​Work Funds raised solely from individuals' personal contributions to a fund raising event. N $544.20 19/08/2016 NA Greenway ACT 2900 
Finance Department of Finance Other Departmental - Outcome 2 - General Services NA   Communities​​@​​Work Funds raised solely from individuals' personal contributions to a fund raising event. N $701.00 21/07/2016 NA Greenway ACT 2900
Finance Department of Finance Other Departmental - Outcome 2 - General Services NA   White Ribbon Funds raised solely from individuals' personal contributions to a fund raising event. N $145.00 27/05/2016   North Sydney, NSW 2059
Finance Department of Finance Other Departmental - Outcome 2 - General Services NA   Communities​​@​​Work Funds raised solely from individuals' personal contributions at a LGBTI+ Network happy hour staff fundraiser in support of Communities@​Work N $18.75 18/04/2016 NA Greenway ACT 2900
Finance Department of Finance Other Departmental - Outcome 2 - General Services NA   Communities​​​@​Work Funds raised solely from individuals' personal contributions at a trivia night staff fundraiser in support of Communities​​@Work N $40.00 15/04/2016 NA Greenway ACT 2900
Finance Department of Finance Other Departmental - Outcome 2 - General Services NA   RSPCA Funds raised solely from individuals' personal contributions at a cupcake day staff fundraiser in support of the RSPCA. N $827.35 15/04/2016 NA Deakin, ACT 2600
Finance Department of Finance Other Departmental - Outcome 2 - General Services NA   Communities​​@​​Work Funds raised solely from individuals' personal contributions at a staff soup kitchen fundraiser in support of Communities@​Work N $422.27 30/03/2016 NA Greenway, ACT 2900
Finance Department of Finance Other Departmental - Outcome 2 - General Services NA   Communities​@​Work Funds raised solely from individuals' personal contributions at a silent auction fundraiser in support of Communities@​​Work N $580.50  30/03/2016 NA Greenway, ACT 2900
Finance Department of Finance Grants in Aid NA   RSPCA Australia • Production of policy and position papers;
• 2016 Animal Welfare seminar;
• Education of the community via targeted education campaigns, website and Science Update; and
• Provision of specialist advice through various committees.
N $38,869.60 01/07/2015 12 Months Deakin West ACT 2600
Finance Department of Finance Grants in Aid NA   The Page Research Centre Limited • Maintain the Centre's library archival project;
• Collecting and safe guarding the history of the Country Party and the National Party;
• Maintain the Centre's web site to allow active interaction with the public, and academia to contribute to, and advance the debate on policy development for issues effecting rural and regional Australia;
• Conduct the Sir Earle Page Memorial Lecture; and
• Conduct research projects and analysis to inform public debate.
N $92,088.70 01/07/2015 12 Months Kingston ACT 2604
Finance Department of Finance Grants in Aid NA   The Green Institute • Policy and outreach on green ideas and philosophy.
• Capacity building on green politics and skills including webinars, forums, courses and conferences.
• Research and strategic advice on current issues such as climate, energy, and international affairs. 
• Administration and support including salaries, travel and meetings, websites and administrative support.
N $92,088.70 01/07/2015 12 Months Canberra ACT 2601
Finance Department of Finance Grants in Aid NA   The Australian Institute of Policy and Science Editing, Production and Distribution of AQ: Australian Quarterly N $38,869.60 01/07/2015 12 Months Missenden NSW 2050
Finance Department of Finance Grants in Aid NA   The Menzies Research Centre Limited Conducting roundtables and seminars on social and political policy issues.  Development of website to disseminate information and production of articles and publications.  Conducting research and other projects approved by the Board within the objects set out in the Constitution of the Centre.  Covering the general expenses incurred in conducting the activities noted. N $245,279.10 01/07/2015 12 Months Kingston ACT 2604
Finance Department of Finance Grants in Aid NA   The Royal Humane Society of Australasia Inc Provision and presentation of bravery awards and to cover sub-lease payment No $28,307.40 01/07/2015 12 months Melbourne  Vic 8003
Finance Department of Finance Grants in Aid NA   The Chifley Research Centre Ltd Research into economic, social and political policies, encourage the development of high quality public policy and to meet the general expenses of the  organisation to the extent that these expenses further the projects of the centre and meet the objectives of the centre. No $245,279.10 01/07/2015 12 months Kingston ACT 2604
Finance Department of Finance Other Departmental - Outcome 2 - General Services NA   Australia for UNHCR Funds raised solely from individuals' personal contributions at a Christmas cherries staff fundraiser in support of UNHCR Australia  N $1,105.00 16/12/2015 NA Sydney, NSW 2000
Finance Department of Finance Other Departmental - Outcome 2 - General Services NA   Communities​@​Work Funds raised solely from individuals' personal contributions at a trivia night staff fundraiser in support of Communities​@​Work N $2,372.00 12/10/2015 NA Greenway, ACT 2900

* Note: Grants in Aid: The Commencement Dates previously published showed the date on which Grant Deeds were signed. This is after the Commencement Date of the Grant Period which is 1 July in each relevant year, due to the requirement to acquit expenditure in the previous year.

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Last updated: 28 April 2017