Consultation PUMP draft funding guidelines

The Peri-Urban Mobile Program delivers funding to improve mobile connectivity in bushfire prone areas on the peri-urban fringe of Australia's major cities.

Why we want your input

We want to make sure that industry, the community and state and territory government have an opportunity to have their say on the draft grant opportunity guidelines before they are finalised and the call for applications is made.

How you can voice your opinion

You can provide feedback on the draft grant opportunity guidelines by making a submission by 5pm, 27 August 2021.

What will be the outcome of this consultation?

Your submissions will help us to finalise the grant opportunity guidelines for the Peri-Urban Mobile Program.

The Issue

We are seeking feedback on the draft grant opportunity guidelines (the draft Guidelines) for the Peri-Urban Mobile Program (PUMP).  Further information is available on the PUMP webpage.

The draft Guidelines outline the eligibility criteria for participants and activities under PUMP, the proposed assessment criteria, and the process for prospective applications.

We welcome your feedback on the draft Guidelines to ensure they meet the program's objectives. Submissions close at 5pm 27 August 2021.


Relevant Documentation

Peri-Urban Mobile Program—Grant Opportunity Guidelines

Published 29th Jul 2021

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These guidelines contain information for the Program, and include relevant information concerning:what funding is available; who is eligible to apply for funding; how to apply for funding; and how the funding will be allocated under the Program. Applicants must read these guidelines before filling out an application. This document sets out: the purpose of the Program; the Eligibility Criteria and Assessment Criteria; how grant applications are considered and selected; how Grantees are notified and receive grant payments; how Grantees will be monitored and evaluated; and responsibilities and expectations in relation to the opportunity.


30 Jul 2021 09:00 AEST
27 Aug 2021 17:00 AEST

We invite you to to tell us your views on this topic.

Please include:

  • contact name
  • organisation name, if applicable
  • contact details, including telephone number, postal and email addresses
  • confirmation whether or not your submission can be made public—published—or kept confidential.

All submissions to be made public need to meet the Digital Service Standard for accessibility. Any submission that does not meet this standard may be modified before being made public.

If your submission is to be made public, please ensure you do not include any personal information that you don't want to be published.

If your submission is confidential, please ensure each page of the submission is marked as confidential.

Please click on the 'Have your say now' button below to upload your submission.

This consultation is closed.

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