Applications now open for Critical Minerals and High-Tech Metals Activation Fund Stream 2

This stream provides funding to support key infrastructure projects needed to accelerate the critical minerals and high-tech metals sector in NSW.

Critical minerals round 2

Stream 2 applications are now open, for grants between $2 million and $10 million, to support critical infrastructure essential for progressing investment-ready projects nearing construction and operation. Eligible projects might include heavy haulage modifications, road upgrades, water or power infrastructure upgrades, critical minerals processing or common-user processing facilities.

Applications for Stream 2 – Enabling Project Infrastructure close Monday 31 October 2022 at 5pm.

Applicants are encouraged to complete a readiness check prior to lodging an application. For further information contact the Mining, Exploration and Geoscience Industry Engagement team on

To apply for the Critical Minerals and High-Tech Metals Activation Fund Stream 1 or Stream 2 visit the NSW Government website here.

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