Applications are now closed

Applications for the FY15-16 EMDG claim year have now closed. Applications for FY16-17 will be taken in 2017.

Get up to 50% of your overseas marketing costs refunded

Join the hundreds of Australian companies taking advantage of the Export Market Development Grant (EMDG).
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Meet the EMDG

For over 40 years the Australian government’s Export Market Development Grant (EMDG) has been helping Australian companies break into overseas markets, with generous reimbursements of up to 50% on eligible marketing costs. Whether attending trade shows, buying advertising or hiring overseas sales people, the EMDG is here to help Australian companies grow.

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How it works
Assess eligibility
Complete our simple form and have a PwC specialist assess your eligibility
Lodge application
Complete our simple forms and upload supporting documentation
Get refunded
Receive your refund from Austrade in just weeks
How laptop
EMDG in action
Since 1975, the EMDG has helped over 40,000 exporters expand their businesses offshore. Rode microphones was just one of these. Watch the video below to learn how integral the EMDG has been to their success.

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All applications are processed by experienced PwC specialists. As one of the worlds largest professional services firms, we bring a unique level of expertise, inline with Australian government requirements.
Simple pricing
Always know what you’ll pay with fixed pricing, based on your marketing spend.
15k - 50k marketing spend
Australian dollars. inc GST
50k - 100k marketing spend
Australian dollars. inc GST
100k+ marketing spend
Australian dollars. inc GST
Not eligible? No fee
If your business isn't eligible for EMDG, you won't be charged a thing
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What if I spent less than $15k on overseas marketing?
To be eligible, you’ll need to have incurred at least $15,000 of eligible export expenses. However, if you’re a first time applicant, you can combine two years worth of expenses into your first claim.
Is there a cap on the claim amount?
Companies are eligible to claim up to $150k worth of refunds per year, up to 7 times.
What type of expenses are eligible?
You can claim expenses across 9 categories. These include overseas representation, marketing consultants, marketing visits, communications, free samples, trade fairs, advertising, overseas buyers and registration of IP. For a full run down of expense types, read Austrades guide.