Manufacturing Hubs Grant Program

24 February, 2020

$13.5 million in funding is available through the Manufacturing Hubs Grant Program (MHGP) to assist eligible businesses. Up to $4.5 million is available for each manufacturing hub to build the advanced manufacturing capability of the Cairns, Townsville and Rockhampton regions.

This is an opportunity for manufacturers to become more productive and create the jobs of the future through:

  • technology adoption
  • skills and training
  • business development
  • advance robotic manufacturing hub services.

Please read the guidelines (PDF icon 1.8 MB) before you begin your application, and note only online applications will be accepted.

The MHGP will be open to eligible applicants until June 2022 or once the program is fully subscribed.

Rockhampton Hub

The Rockhampton Hub is located at Central Queensland University’s Rockhampton North campus. Its focus areas are:

  • rail manufacturing and technology
  • advanced technologies for metal production
  • food product innovation.

Get in touch with the Rockhampton Hub team at or 0407 563 377.


Click here to apply 

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