Industry Focus

Funding Opportunities

2017/2018 Call for Tenders are now Open

Australian Pork Limited’s (APL) four Specialist Groups met in February 2017 to determine research, development, technology adoption and industry capability priorities for funding in 2017/18.

Research priorities identified for 2017/18 funding include Production and Welfare, Environmental Management and Food Safety, Biosecurity & Quality Assurance. We invite researchers to submit tenders addressing these priorities and to contact the relevant APL Manager as identified in the Call for Tender to obtain further information to assist with your application.

All tenders must be submitted via APL’s web-based PigNet system and can be accessed at All tenders must be received no later than COB 22 May 2017 to be considered for funding during this round.

Call for Tender

Information for Applicants

APL uses a web-based system called PigNet to receive applications for funding in a consistent format and which can be downloaded directly into APL’s internal project management system.

Users can login into PigNet at and follow the prompts from the welcome screen.

Please note that agreements for research projects will be issued using APL’s standard Research Project Agreement which can be viewed via the below link.

APL Research Project Agreement

Base Funding Template

Submitting reports

The following guidelines and templates will assist with preparing reports and financial statements for APL.

Progress Report Template

Final Report Template

Guidelines for Preparing Award and Undergraduate Scholarship Final Reports

Guidelines for Preparing Financial Statements

Annual Financial Statement Template

Final Financial Statement Template

Guidelines for Disclosure of APL Project Information – Request for Disclosure Form


Completed Research Reports

Project Summaries from research commissioned by APL are available here. Full reports can be emailed on request.