Australia-India Council grants announced by Foreign Minister Julie Bishop

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Foreign Minister Ms. Julie Bishop has announced the recipients of grants funded by the Australia-India Council today on November 2, 2016.

In 2016-17, 19 grants worth $630,000 have been awarded. Each year the Council awards grants to high-quality projects which bolster links between Australia and India by building and enhancing relationships across public policy, education, science, sport, and arts and culture.

The successful grants include:

  • An exchange between TAFE NSW and India’s Centurion University to share expertise on best practice for training Indigenous learners;
  • Collaboration between the University of New South Wales and Indian scientists to develop effective new water purification systems for India’s water supply;
  • Development of a website by Women’s Legal Service Tasmania and TRS Law Offices in India to provide young Indian women with information about their rights and domestic violence early intervention programs;
  • A sports program undertaken jointly in India by Hockey Australia and the Dabang Mumbai Hockey Club to share expertise in hockey training;
  • A project by Soft Tread Enterprises to tell the story of historical links between Australia and India through theatrical and literary performances; and
  • A collaboration between the Queensland University of Technology and KM Music Conservatory Chennai to develop new approaches to music curriculum and facilitate ongoing exchanges with New Colombo Plan students

More information about the Australia-India Council, the grants program and a full list of successful grant recipients is available on the Australia-India Council website.

James Cook University Online Learning Mode for Dual Degree delivery$22,201

Mind Blowing Films Indian Film Festival of Melbourne  $50,000

Australian World Orchestra AWO 2015 Tour of India$50,000

AUST SWIM Championing “The Australian Way”$44,000

University of Queensland Nanotechnology research on buffalo milk$50,000

Australian National University The challenge of policy reform: Australia and India$65,000

Victoria University Pathway to sporting excellence in India$50,000

Queensland Gallery of Modern Art The 8th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art$50,000

Biennale of Sydney 20th Biennale of Sydney: The Future is already here – it’s just not evenly distributed$32,000

TAFE NSW Development and Promotion of an Indian Hospitality and Tourism ‘Maintaining Health and Hygiene’ E-booklet  $50,980

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology Advancing research cooperation: joint workshops between Australia & India: water scarcity & ways to reduce impact$29,550

The Walkley Foundation Media Exchange Program$30,000

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology Reviving Indian Rivers: Is nano-remediation the answer?$24,000

Wyhldfisch ProductionsStudy Down Under$37,905

University of SydneyDevelopment of effective animal disease control programs in India$26,850

Cricket Australia National Indigenous Women’s Cricket Tour$25,000

Cricket Australia Australian Cricket’s Focus on Female Engagement$25,000

Australian National University Australia-India Policy Forum$50,000

Canberra Institute of Technology Advanced Fingerprinting Skills Workshop$36,325

University of Western Australia Seabed Engineering for deepwater oil and gas$43,190

Company B Ltd trading as Belvoir Stories I Want to Tell You in Person – Indian Tour$30,000

Australia India Business Council Women in Business Speaker Series$10,000

CSIRO Nanoporous Materials for Clean Energy Applications$27,180

Australian National University 2016 K.R. Narayanan Oration$6,000

Hardie Grant Publishing Walking Towards Ourselves: Indian Women Tell Their Stories$50,000

Chayan Sarkar Indian International Film Festival of Queensland  $10,000

Gandhi Creations Confluence: A Festival of India in Australia $50,000

Women’s Legal Service Tasmania Girls Gotta Know India $19,500

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