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The Workforce Development Program provides funding for industry-wide workforce projects.

The Workforce Development Program will co-invest with employers/enterprises in workforce development activities, to improve enterprise and industry innovation, competitiveness, productivity, profitably and sustainability.  It is focused on ‘advanced manufacturing’.

Aligned with the Premier’s Economic Statement 2013 and Manufacturing Works, the Workforce Development Program focuses on the Growing Advanced Manufacturing State Strategic Priority inclusive of:

  • General manufacturing
  • Defence industry
  • Automotive industry
  • Forestry industry
  • Food manufacturing and processing industry
  • Resources and energy

The program is a co-investment between the State Government and companies operating in South Australia.

Projects may focus on a single enterprise, an industry sector, a major project or region, industry supply chains, clusters, or companies within them.

Applications for this round of funding have now closed.

Information supplied for previous round:

Visit Manufacturing Works, Growing Advanced Manufacturing and the STEM Strategy for SA

If you have any questions contact the Workforce Development Program on 1800 805 488 to speak with an industry consultant or email

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