Your new horizons.

The EMDG scheme provides organisations with substantial cash rebates for overseas marketing expenditure. The scheme is designed as an incentive to encourage Australian exporters to develop overseas markets for their goods and/or services.



Claimable for overseas reps


Claimable for marketing consultants


Claimable for overseas buyers visiting Australia


Claimable for Intellectual Property (IP) & Trademarks

All eligible categories

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Overseas Representatives

This includes employees or distributors based overseas who are marketing your products. Costs for maintaining the reps salaries, office and travel costs can be claimed.

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I.P. &

Costs associated with registering and protecting your intellectual property are also eligible. Simply include copies of invoices and payment details.

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You can be reimbursed $350 per day for time spent overseas on eligible marketing activities.

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Overseas Buyers

If you have paid for any international buyers to come and visit your business, you can claim these costs. Some additional criteria may apply.

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These are consultants engaged to assist with market research, marketing campaigns or other types of activities to assist in your international marketing.

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Your international trips may be claimable. You simply need to show supporting documents with dates, the cost and the purpose of the trip.

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The cost of samples given away to international buyers can be claimed, plus the freight cost. The cost of the sample has to cover production only, and can't include any profit.

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For international trade shows, you can claim all the costs of exhibiting. For Australian shows, a percentage can be claimed based on the number of international visitors attending.

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This can be in Australian or international in origin, with some limitations applicable. Website development and hosting costs can also be claimed; the percentage is based on international visitors to your website.

The IGNITE Innovation team have 10 years experience, and unlike other companies, we're also tax agents who understand how to get the balance right. We have a 100% success rate with Export Market Development Grants.

Our Clients

IGNITE - Dr Libby
IGNITE - Your Tutor
IGNITE - Fresh Solutions Group
IGNITE - Real Aussie Sheds
IGNITE - Zrilo

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