Individual Grant OverviewGeneral grants are designed to assist, support and enable improved social and economic outcomes for people of Outback Australia.
These grants were first distributed in 1983 to assist people of all ages in Outback Australia through financial support for educational, health, communication and transport needs.
SPECIAL NOTE – COVID-19 OUTBACK SUPPORT
General Grants supporting people through the COVID-19 Health Pandemic declared by the World Health Organisation on 11 March 2020 are being considered priority. Applications will need to demonstrate the negative impact as a result of the COVID-19. Applications considered urgent will be reveiwed prior to the set meeting dates. We encourage prospective applicants to contact the Executive Officer on 1800 733 810 to discuss their application, particualry if it pertains to COVID-19 impacts.