Australia-India Council 2021/22 Grant Round


The Australia-India Council (AIC) seeks to advance Australia’s foreign and trade policy interests by building awareness and understanding between the peoples and institutions of Australia and India.

The AIC is looking for high quality applications that foster ground-breaking collaboration, catalyse positive bilateral engagement
and improve perceptions in both directions. In 2021/22, priority will be given to projects that:

    • support implementation of the Comprehensive Strategic Partnership between India and Australia;
    • address an identified gap or need; 
    • are co-funded by industry, or work to produce commercial collaborations, or demonstrate a path to continuing in future years
      without government funding;
    • support these Australian Government priorities:

o critical technology

o critical mineral

o energy

o climate change.


Applications close: 2pm, 12th January 2022.