The second round of applications for assistance associated with conferences relevant to the Australian grains industry, for 2003., closes on 27 September. The GRDC assists individuals to attend conferences, seminars and symposia througb Travel Award grants, and also helps organisations stage conferences. The first round of applications closed on 28 March 2003.

For details on these and other awards provided by the GRDC, visit or call 02 6272 5525.