This funding supports industry and local government to increase the capacity and capability of Victoria’s resource recovery sector and the quality of materials recovered.
This funding opportunity includes 2 grants:
Both funds use the same application form. Sustainability Victoria will determine which fund your project is eligible for and assessed under, in consultation with the Australian Government
Read the program guidelines.
For our responses to questions not addressed on this page or in the guidelines, see the Information bulletin.
Read the program definitions.
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RV-RMF: All applicants $1:$1:$1 (SV:Australian Government:Applicant)
RVIF: Industry $1:$3 (SV:Applicant), Local government $1:$2 (SV:Applicant)
The funding is available to businesses (including international), not-for-profit organisations and local government.
Applicants who were successful under the Recycling Victoria Infrastructure Fund (round 1) are eligible to apply. The project must have a clear difference (e.g. targeting a different material, at a different site or a clear expansion of processing capacity).
Individuals and social enterprises are not eligible to apply.
We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations.
Both funds use the same application form. Sustainability Victoria will determine which fund your project is eligible for and assessed under, in consultation with the Australian Government.
The Recycling Victoria – Recycling Modernisation Fund will provide funding for infrastructure projects that address the specific national waste export bans for:
If your project does not specifically address the national waste export ban, your application will be assessed under the Recycling Victoria Infrastructure Fund – Materials stream (round 2).
The Recycling Victoria Infrastructure Fund – Materials stream (round 2) will provide funding for infrastructure projects that improve the recovery of:
For more detail on what is and is not eligible, read the program guidelines.
Recycling Victoria – Recycling Modernisation Fund
Applicants are required to meet the following minimum cash co-contribution:
Recycling Victoria Infrastructure fund:
Projects that were successful under the Recycling Victoria Infrastructure Fund (round 1) are not eligible.
Projects must not:
The following is ineligible for funding:
There is no funding cap per project.
Timelines are subject to change.
This is funded by the Australian Government and Victorian Government. If eligible for the Recycling Victoria – Recycling Modernisation Fund, information contained in your application may be shared with the Australian Government in line with the National Partnership on Recycling Infrastructure.
Find out more about how the Australian Government is investing in waste and recycling infrastructure through the Recycling Modernisation Fund.
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