Green Car Innovation Fund (GCIF)


Closed for applications.

Alert / NotePlease Note: On 27 January 2011, the Prime Minister announced the closure of the Green Car Innovation Fund as part of the Government’s saving measures to support the rebuilding of infrastructure damaged by the floods over large areas of eastern Australia.

For further information on assistance for the automotive industry please refer to A New Car Plan for a Greener Future.

Customers are advised to contact the AusIndustry hotline on 13 28 46 or email if they have any questions.



On 24 April 2009 the Australian government opened the Green Car Innovation Fund(GCIF) for applications.

The GCIF provides assistance to Australian companies for projects that enhance the research and development and commercialisation of Australian technologies that significantly reduce fuel consumption and/or greenhouse gas emissions of passenger motor vehicles.

Grants are provided at a ratio of $1 of government funding for every $3, of eligible expenditure, contributed by the grantee.

Contact: To find out more information, please contact the AusIndustry hotline on 13 28 46 or

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