In administering the funding schemes of the National Competitive Grants Program, the Australian Research Council pays Administering Organisations each month via electronic funds transfer (EFT). Details relating to grant payments are provided for:

Contacts 

Subject E-mail Address
Banking and reporting issues ARC-FinanceSection@arc.gov.au
   
ARC Centres of Excellence ARC-Postaward@arc.gov.au
Discovery Early Career Researcher Awards
Discovery Indigenous
Discovery Projects
Federation Fellowships
Future Fellowships
Industrial Transformation Research Program
Laureate Fellowships
LIEF
Linkage Projects
Super Science Fellowships
Special Research Initiatives 

Indexation Factors

Year

Indexation Factor

1 January 2012

1.189366

1 January 2013

1.235126

1 January 2014

1.272452

1 January 2015

1.295242

1 January 2016

1.317261        

1 January 2017

1.337020  

1 January 2018

1.357075

1 January 2019

1.382859

1 January 2020 1.407750

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Payments

Typically, funds will be transferred to Administering Organisations on the first Thursday of the month. The payment proportions are 12% in January and 8% from February to December. If there are any further changes in the payment proportion the ARC will notify the recipients

For 2020 the following pays have been changed from the typical payment schedule:

Pay

Pay Date

Pay %

6.1

26/6/2020

20%

7

2/7/2020

2%

8

6/8/2020

2%

9

3/9/2020

4%

10

01/10/2020

4%