The closing date for applications for the Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA) grant opportunity for funding commencing in 2020 has been extended from 6 March to 13 March 2019. The updated timelines for DECRA 2020 are now available on the ARC Grants Calendar page.

All documentation for all ARC’s grant opportunities are available on the GrantConnect website. Please note, while the grant guidelines are available to view, you will need to register with GrantConnect to access all documentation. 


All accountable authorities and officials must use GrantConnect to publish all Grant Opportunities, all Grant Opportunity Guidelines and all addenda/alterations.

The ARC will no longer publish Grant Opportunity Guidelines (formerly known as Funding Rules) on our website.

While the Grant Guidelines are available to view, you will need to sign in or create a User Registration account in GrantConnect to access all relevant documentation for Grant Opportunities.

For further information on GrantConnect, please refer to the ARC GrantConnect information page or the GrantConnect website