Written agreement from all parties, relevant persons and organisations involved in a funding proposal submitted to the ARC must be obtained by the Administering Organisation, as specified in the funding rules. There is a form for each scheme. The completed form is retained by the Administering Organisation but must be made available to the ARC upon request.   

The Administering Organisation will certify that they have obtained the written agreement of all parties necessary to allow the proposed project to proceed through RMS. The ARC reserves the right to seek the evidence from the Administering Organisation to support the certification of Proposals.

The Administering Organisation may use the following proforma to assist in meeting the requirement of obtaining written evidence of agreement. The use of this proforma is not mandatory. 

Discovery Program

Australian Laureate Fellowships

  • Certification Proforma for funding commencing in 2018 –  PDF Format (422KB) –  Word Format (24KB)

Discovery Early Career Researcher Award

Discovery Indigenous

Discovery Projects

Future Fellowships

 

Linkage Program

ARC Centres of Excellence Certification – Full Proposal only

Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities

Linkage Learned Academies Special Projects

Linkage Projects

Industrial Transformation Research Program

  • Industrial Transformation Research Hubs Certification for funding commencing in 2018 –  PDF Format (418KB) –  Word Format (23KB)
  • Industrial Transformation Training Centres Certification for funding commencing in 2018 – PDF Format (419KB) –  Word Format (21KB)

Special Research Initiatives

  • PFAS (Per- And Poly-Fluoroalkyl Substances) Remediation Research Program Certification for funding commencing in 2018 –  PDF Format (89KB) –  Word Format (22KB) 

Certification Proforma for previous initiatives are available on the Australian Government Web Archive snapshot of the ARC website. The below links will take you directly to these documents. However, please note that some documents in this list may not meet Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0. Please contact communications@arc.gov.au if you have any issues retrieving or accessing these files.

  • Type 1 Juvenile Diabetes Certification for funding commencing in 2014 – PDF Format (309KB) – Word Format (30KB)
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Researchers’ Network Certification for funding commencing in 2012 – PDF Format (111KB) – RTF Format (121KB)
  • ARC Centre of Excellence in Policing and Security Certification Proforma for funding commencing in 2006 – PDF Format (44KB) – RTF Format (93KB)
  • Research in Bionic Vision Science and Technology Certification Proforma for funding commencing in 2010 – PDF Format (28KB) – RTF Format (133KB)
  • Science of Learning Research Centre Certification for funding commencing in 2012 – PDF Format (19KB) – Word Format (113KB)
  • Stem Cell Science Certification Proforma for funding commencing in 2011 – PDF Format (44KB) – RTF Format (138KB)
  • Synchrotron Science Certification for funding commencing in 2012 – PDF Format (17KB) – Word Format (29KB)

Supporting Responses to Commonwealth Science Council Priorities

  • Supporting Responses to Commonwealth Science Council Priorities 2017 –  PDF Format (432KB) –  Word Format (28KB)