Incentives and programs
These programs may be available to you when you are entering the Melbourne market or once your have established your operations in Melbourne. The following are offered by the State Government of Victoria, the Commonwealth Government of Australia and AusIndustry.
Victorian Government programs
Future Industries Fund
The Victorian Government has established the A$200 million Future Industries Fund to support six high-growth sectors that have potential for extraordinary economic growth - to create jobs and attract investment in Victoria.
We're currently consulting with the business community, unions, experts and other levels of government to identify the initiatives that will best support the further growth of each sector.
Contact us for advice and further information.
LaunchVic for startups
LaunchVic, a new body that will accelerate startups, drive new ideas and create jobs in Victoria has been launched by the State Government of Victoria in conjunction with Victoria's startup community and the successful Melbourne-grown firm 99designs.
The A$60 million fund will be provided over four years from the Premier of Victoria's Jobs and Investment Fund.
LaunchVic works in partnership with entrepreneurs, industry, business, the community and our educational institutions to strengthen Victoria's entrepreneurial and startup ecosystem. Its focus is to invest in the infrastructure of Victoria's startup ecosystem to increase scale and improve capability.
Commonwealth Government of Australia programs
- AusIndustry Programs
- R&D Tax incentive
- Business Innovation and Investment Program
- Business Talent Visa
- Business and Innovation Visas
For more information and assistance, simply contact your local Victorian Government Business Office representative as displayed on this page.