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 agency 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 June 2013.

PortfolioDepartment
/Agency
CBMS Program TitleProgram Component (if applicable)

Project Title

RecipientPurpose

Special confidentiality
provisions
(Y/N), and reason

Value

Commence-
ment Date

Grant Term (months)Grant Funding Location
Finance DOF 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; and
• Covering the general expenses incurred in conducting the activities noted.
N $239,764.80 14/01/2015 12 Months Kingston
ACT 2604
Finance DOF 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;
• Conduct research projects and analysis to inform public debate; and
• Publish a book on the history of the National Party in Queensland.
N $90,018.50 7/01/2015 12 Months Kingston
ACT 2604
Finance DOF Grants in Aid NA   The Australian Institute of Policy and Science Editing, Publishing and Distribution of AQ: Australian Quarterly N $37,996.20 7/01/2015 12 Months Missenden
NSW 2050
Finance DOF Grants in Aid NA   The RSPCA Australia Inc Production of policy and position papers;
• 2015 Animal Welfare seminar;
• Education of the community via targeted education campaigns, website and Science Update; and
• Provision of specialist advice through various committees.
• Provision of specialist advice through various committees.
• Production of policy and position papers;
• 2015 Animal Welfare seminar;
• Education of the community via targeted education campaigns, website and Science Update; and
• Provision of specialist advice through various committees
N $37996.20 15/12/2014 12 Months Melbourne VIC 3001
Finance DOF Grants in Aid NA   Royal Humane Society of Australasia Inc Provision and presentation of bravery awards and to cover sub-lease payment N $27670.50 16/12/2014 12 Months Melbourne VIC 3001
Finance DOF Grants in Aid NA   The Green Institute Limited Capacity-building, research and outreach, strategic advice on current issues and administration and support of the Green Institute Limited. N $90,018.50 15/12/2014 12 Months Kingston ACT 2604
Finance DOF 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. N $239,764.80 15/12/2014 12 Months Kingston ACT 2604
Finance DOF Grants In Aid NA   Australian Institute of Policy & Science Editing, Publishing and Distribution of AQ: Australian Quarterly N $37,141.50 9/07/2014 12 months Camperdown NSW 2050
Finance DOF ANU Awards for Excellence NA   Australian National University The objective of this grant is to highlight Finance’s ongoing commitment to learning and development through sponsorships of academic prizes.
The provision of this grant to ANU aligns with the department’s strategic commitment to excellence and also positions Finance as an employer of choice.
N $1,550 7/03/2014 12 months Acton, ACT 2601
Finance DOF Grants in Aid NA   The Page Research Centre Limited Nominated purposes and general expenses of the Centre N $89,773.40 28/02/2014 12 Months Kingston  ACT 2604
Finance DOF Grants in Aid NA   The Menzies Research Centre Limited Nominated purposes and general expenses of the Centre.  N $234,371.50 20/02/2014 12 Months  Kingston ACT 2604
Finance DOF Grants in Aid NA   The Chifley Research Centre Limited Nominated purposes and general expenses of the Centre. N $234,371.50 6/02/2014 12 Months Kingston ACT 2604
Finance DOF Grants in Aid NA   The Green Institute Limited Nominated purposes and general expenses of the Centre. N $87,993.40 6/02/2014 12 Months Canberra ACT 2601
Finance DOF Grants in Aid NA   Royal Humane Society of Australasia Inc Provision and presentation of bravery awards and to cover sub-lease payment. N $27,047.90 6/02/2014 12 Months Melbourne VIC 3001
Finance DOF Grants in Aid NA   Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Incorporated Production of policy and position papers;Scientific seminar; Education of the community via targeted education campaigns, website and Science Update; and Provision of specialist advice through various committees. N $37,141.50 6/02/2014 12 Months Deakin West ACT 2600

The following table contains details of grants awarded by the Department of Finance and Deregulation prior to 1 June 2013.

PortfolioDepartment
/Agency
Program TitleProgram Component (if applicable)RecipientPurposeValueApproval DateGrant TermGrant Funding Location
Finance and Deregulation DOFD Grants-in-aid N/A Australian Institute of Policy and Science Projects $18,700 17/05/2013 12 mths Camperdown NSW 2050
Finance and Deregulation DOFD Grants-in-aid N/A The Menzies Research Centre Limited Projects $229,105 9/04/2013 12 mths Kingston ACT 2604
Finance and Deregulation DOFD Grants-in-aid N/A The Chifley Research Centre Limited Projects $229,105 9/04/2013 12 mths Kingston ACT 2604
Finance and Deregulation DOFD Grants-in-aid N/A Animals Australia Incorporated Projects $33,006 15/03/2013 12 mths North Melbourne VIC 3051
Finance and Deregulation DOFD Grants-in-aid N/A The Page Research Centre Limited Nominated purposes and general expenses $86,016 11/03/2013 12 mths

Wagga Wagga NSW 2650

Finance and Deregulation DOFD Grants-in-aid N/A Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Australia Incorporated Projects $36,307 08/03/2013 12 mths Deakin West ACT 2600
Finance and Deregulation DOFD Grants-in-aid N/A Royal Humane Society of Australasia Inc Projects $26,440 31/01/2013 12 mths East Melbourne VIC 8003
Finance and Deregulation DOFD Grants-in-aid N/A The Green Institute Limited Nominated purposes and general expenses $86,016 23/01/2013 12 mths Canberra ACT 2601
Finance and Deregulation DOFD Divestment of Commonwealth Property - financial assistance Funding for works and services concerning Mines House and Burnett House at Myilly Point, Darwin, NT The National Trust of Australia (Northern Territory) To provide financial assistance to persons acquiring Commonwealth real property, including: legal advice associated with the transfer of the Properties; works undertaken to connect the Properties to the main sewerage system; and necessary repairs to and maintenance of the Properties. $70,000 5/12/2012 12 mths Darwin NT 0801
Finance and Deregulation DOFD Grants-in-aid N/A The Menzies Research Centre Limited Nominated purposes and general expenses $224,167 7/03/2012 12 mths Kingston ACT 2604
Finance and Deregulation DOFD Grants-in-aid N/A Animals Australia Incorporated Projects $32,294 17/02/2012 12 mths North Melbourne VIC 3051
Finance and Deregulation DOFD Grants-in-aid N/A Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Australia Incorporated Projects $35,523 16/01/2012 12 mths Deakin West ACT 2600
Finance and Deregulation DOFD Grants-in-aid N/A The Page Research Centre Limited Nominated purposes and general expenses $84,162 16/01/2012 12 mths Wagga Wagga NSW  2650
Finance and Deregulation DOFD Grants-in-aid N/A The Chifley Research Centre Limited Nominated purposes and general expenses $224,167 16/01/2012 12 mths Kingston ACT 2604
Finance and Deregulation DOFD Grants-in-aid N/A The Royal Humane Society of Australasia Incorporated Projects $25,870 16/01/2012 12 mths East Melbourne VIC  8003
Finance and Deregulation DOFD Grants-in-aid N/A The Green Institute Limited Nominated purposes and general expenses $84,162 3/01/2012 12 mths Canberra ACT 2601
Finance and Deregulation DOFD Strategic Advisory Committee on Information and Communications Technology and digital economy standards matters N/A Standards Australia Limited ABN:85 087 326 690 Provision of coordination and secretariat services to a working group that will report to the International Organisation for Standardisation/International Electrotechnical Committee Joint Technical Committee 1 $50,000 23/11/2011 12 mths Sydney NSW 2000
Finance and Deregulation DOFD Grants-in-aid N/A The Menzies Research Centre Limited Nominated purposes and general expenses $219,071 2/04/2011 12 mths Kingston ACT 2604
Finance and Deregulation DOFD Grants-in-aid N/A Australian Institute of Policy and Science Projects $34,716 28/02/2011 12 mths Camperdown NSW 2050
Finance and Deregulation DOFD Grants-in-aid N/A The Chifley Research Centre Limited Nominated purposes and general expenses of the centre $219,071 28/02/2011 12 mths Kingston ACT 2604
Finance and Deregulation DOFD Grants-in-aid N/A Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Australia Incorporated Projects $34,716 28/02/2011 12 mths Deakin West ACT 2600
Finance and Deregulation DOFD Grants-in-aid N/A Animals Australia Incorporated Projects $31,560 28/02/2011 12 mths North Melbourne VIC  3051
Finance and Deregulation DOFD Grants-in-aid N/A The Royal Humane Society of Australasia Incorporated Projects $25,300 28/02/2011 12 mths East Melbourne VIC 8003
Finance and Deregulation DOFD Grants-in-aid N/A The Page Research Centre Limited Nominated purposes and general expenses $109,537 1/11/2010 12 mths Wagga Wagga NSW 2650
Finance and Deregulation DOFD Grants-in-aid N/A The Green Institute Limited Nominated purposes and general expenses $55,000 1/11/2010 12 mths Canberra ACT 2601
Grants-In-Aid NA   Australian Institute of Policy & Science Editing, Publishing and Distribution of AQ: Australian Quarterly N $37,141.50 9/07/2014 12 Months Camperdown NSW 2050

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Last updated: 29 April 2015