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Funding for QLD small businesses to implement new HR solutions

This program provides funding to QLD small businesses to help with new and innovative HR solutions to support their business.

Interested businesses must have engaged with an Industry Workforce Advisor and developed a workforce plan that identifies an immediate need for new and innovative HR solutions to support its workforce to be eligible to apply for this grant.

Eligible activities include:

  • engaging with HR specialists to receive advice and coaching to improve workforce issues
  • specialised recruitment strategies or practices to attract and retain underutilised or specific cohorts
  • new workforce systems or tools that promote human resource support and resources accessible to employees and change the current workforce operations of a business
  • other new and innovative approaches that support workforce attraction, retention or participation.


To be eligible, small businesses must:

  • have an active Australian business number (ABN)
  • be registered for goods and services tax (GST)
  • demonstrate their principal place of business is in QLD
  • have fewer than 20 employees (by headcount)
  • demonstrate that at least 50% of the business’s income is generated directly from the business
  • declare that owners/directors are not insolvent or undischarged bankrupt.

How to apply

Small businesses that have worked with Industry Workforce Advisors to develop a Workforce Plan that identifies essential HR support needs can request an application form by emailing

Email requests must include:

  • a copy of the completed small business’s Workforce Plan
  • the relevant contact details of the Industry Workforce Advisor that has been working with the small business.

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