Industry Focus

Funding Opportunities

APL 2018/19 Research Funding Round

Our 2018/19 R&D Process commenced with Specialist Group (SG) meetings held throughout February 2018 followed by the Research Development and Advisory (RDAC) meeting in March 2018. Through this process research priorities have been set aligning with the 2015-2020 Strategic Plan .

Call for tenders now open

Through our 2018/19 R&D Process research priorities for project funding for research commencing in the 2018/19 financial year have been identified and approved.

Researchers are encouraged to submit proposals addressing these research priorities and to contact the APL program manager prior to submission.

All proposals must be submitted via PigConnect by COB 18 May 2018.

Please follow the link below for more information.

APL 2018/19 Call for Tenders


The National Primary Industries Animal Welfare RD&E (NAWRDE) Strategy is seeking proposals to develop a tool to monitor public perceptions and sources of knowledge relating to animal welfare in the primary industry sector. This will identify trends in community attitudes and behaviour and will assist in the development of communication strategies designed to inform the community on welfare related developments in the livestock industries.

More information and details of how to submit a proposal can be found below.

National Primary Industries Animal Welfare RD&E Call for Tenders

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.