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Funding Opportunities

Special Call for Tender – Food Waste

Food Waste

2016/17 Call for Tenders are now closed

Australian Pork Limited’s (APL) four Specialist Groups met in February 2016 to determine research, development, technology adoption and industry capability priorities for funding in 2016/17.

Research priorities identified for 2016/17 funding include Production and Welfare, Environmental Management, Food Safety, Biosecurity and Quality Assurance and Program Monitoring and Evaluation. Tenders addressing these priorities have been received and are currently under review. Research organisations will be notified of the decisions regarding applications for funding at the conclusion of this process in early August.

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.

To assist with preparing your application, download the PigNet User Guide.

PigNet User Guide

Please note that contracts for research projects will be issued using APL’s standard R&D Agreement which has been assessed by our legal advisors.  On that basis, negotiation of terms will not be entered into.

APL R&D Standard Research Agreement

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.