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  • Closed

The Business Ready fund is closed for applications. Applications have been assessed, providing:

  • grants to 8 projects
  • $608,665 in grant funding
  • assistance for businesses to undertake a business case or feasibility study project to support their transition to renewable hydrogen
  • a focus on developing and deploying zero-emissions renewable hydrogen technologies in Victoria.


The fund is an initiative under the Victorian Renewable Hydrogen Industry Development Plan. The fund targeted users of natural gas, hydrogen and energy-intensive processes to maximise emissions reduction. Its objectives were to:

  • enable businesses to identify pathways to transition to renewable hydrogen
  • increase confidence in transitioning to renewable hydrogen across the sector
  • build awareness of renewable hydrogen in Victoria
  • create a streamlined process for industry–government interactions and knowledge sharing.

Funded projects