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ReMade In Queensland offers $10 million to recover/recycle materials

Demand for sustainable products and materials is growing. Queensland manufacturers and recyclers have an opportunity to access markets and supply chains via the ReMade in Queensland program.

ReMade in Queensland (ReMIQ) is a $10 million program to support Queensland manufacturers and recyclers to use recovered, recycled and reprocessed materials in their products.
ReMIQ Round 1 opened for applications on 16 January this year. The applicant guidelines (PDF, 711.8KB) are available now for review, and include full details on eligibility and assessment criteria. This type of resource use is remanufacturing.
How to apply
ReMIQ Round 1 provides matched funding of between $50,000 and $2.5 million for eligible project costs. It will be a two-stage application process.

Eligible project costs will include the purchase of advanced manufacturing equipment to enable the processing of the waste streams or recycled materials.

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Stage 1 – Expression of interest
Applications opened 9am 16 January 2024 and will close 9am 19 February 2024.

Stage 2 – Detailed proposal application
Following assessment of the expression of interest process, the highest-ranking applications will be invited to submit a detailed proposal application.

ReMIQ – an initiative of the $1.1 billion Recycling and Jobs Fund – provides grant funding to support Queensland’s small-to-medium sized manufacturing and recycling businesses use recycled waste streams into existing or new products.

ReMIQ is part of the Queensland Government’s Waste Management and Resource Recovery Strategy and the Queensland Resource Recovery Industries 10-Year Recovery Industries 10-Year Roadmap and Action Plan. as well as supporting the Queensland Energy and Jobs Plan.

The program aligns with the Queensland Advanced Manufacturing 10-Year Roadmap and Action Plan. This encourages Queensland manufacturing businesses to use advanced manufacturing technology and techniques.

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