New funding opportunity for primary care projects

Delivering Better Care for Canberrans with Complex Needs in General Practice grants program is open for applications until 18 March.

The ACT Government’s Delivering Better Care for Canberrans with Complex Needs in General Practice Grants Round is now open for applications. 

The grants program provides $800,000 for general practice projects addressing barriers to integrating primary care and improving health outcomes for people with complex needs and chronic health conditions.

One-off and seed funding is available for grants up to $300,000 for up to two years. The program is seeking proposals for innovative and sustainable ways of delivering better integrated primary health services to people with chronic conditions and complex care and service needs. 

Projects must address barriers to integrating primary care - either within the primary care sector or across the health and community sectors -and involve general practices or general practitioners. 

Initiatives focussing on groups in the community at increased risk of experiencing poor health outcomes will be prioritised.

Primary health care service providers in the ACT, as well as non-clinical providers who are key collaborators/partners in supporting primary care delivery in the ACT, are encouraged to apply.

Applicants should consider the types of interventions or projects suited to their organisational capacity and role health care sector. 

Grants can also be used to extend or further develop existing initiatives and programs.

    Applications should be submitted electronically to: You will receive an email acknowledgement of receipt. If you do not receive an acknowledgement within two working days, please email us to check that your application has been received.

    Applications close at 5.00 pm on Friday, 18 March 2022. Late applications will not be accepted. Decisions of the Assessment Panel will be communicated to all Applicants within 4 weeks. Applicants who are not selected for funding will have an opportunity to seek feedback from the ACT Health Directorate.

    More information:

    This Grants Program round is now closed.

    Page last updated on: 18 Mar 2022