How to apply
All applications must be submitted via the Grains Investment Portal. To access the portal, you must first register as a user.
The Grains Investment Portal is also a tool:
- to learn about open tenders (in addition to this website), and
- for successful applicants to submit milestone reports and invoices.
To receive notification of new tender opportunities, subscribe to GRDC communications and under ‘Request for tenders’ select the relevant region(s) (Northern, Southern and Western).
Before you begin
We are subject to the Commonwealth Procurement Rules (CPRs) under the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (PGPA Act).
We are required to ensure that we spend public money in the most efficient, effective, ethical and economical manner. Potential contractors need to be aware of the processes, terms and conditions that govern GRDC’s procurement processes.
The resources below relate to submitting an application on the Grains Investment Portal.
GRDC Request for Tender (RFT) Terms and Conditions
All applications for tenders submitted via the Grains Investment Portal must comply with these terms and conditions.
Download the GRDC Request for Tender (RFT) Terms and Conditions.
GRDC Awards Terms and Conditions
All applications for event sponsorship, study tours, scholarships and awards submitted via the Grains Investment Portal must comply with these terms and conditions.
Download the GRDC Awards Terms and Conditions.
Risk categories and ratings
A resource to assist with completing the risk section of an application.
Download the Risk categories and ratings support documentation.
Complete this budget template and upload it with your application for a tender submitted via the Grains Investment Portal. In some instances, GRDC may specify an alternate budget template or format in the minimum form and content section of a tender.
Download the Budget template.
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