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Australia-India Council grant recipients, 2014-15

In 2014-15, the AIC will support the following innovative projects that foster deeper people-to-people and institutional links between Australia and India:

Grant recipient Project Grant amount
Opera Australia "Shane Warne The Musical" tour of India $50,000
AusHeritage "Shantivan Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Museum" – technical collaboration to renew the museum $17,600
Sharing Stories Foundation "A Song for Country" – multimedia exhibition tour of India celebrating Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island culture $35,000
University of New South Wales "Salinity and Sodicity mapping in 3D - Seeing is Believing" – collaborative, cutting edge research aimed at sustaining the productivity of saline land and water $50,000
University of Sydney "Extending the value of data: a national workshop on novel analysis for soil and water resources" – a collaboration with Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur $42,400
Charles Sturt University "Advancing mutual understanding and co-operation
for rural development" – symposium and workshop focused on building resilient rural communities in collaboration with PRADAN and Ambedkar University of Delhi
La Trobe University "Sharing Learning and Life Stories: Reciprocal relationships between Australian and Indian Schools and higher education" – a collaboration with the University of Mumbai and American School of Bombay focused on the teaching of children with learning difficulties $49,000
Sports Education and Development Australia "Skills Development of Indian Students in Sports Activities" – a collaboration with the Indian Sports Authority to deliver vocational training in fitness and events management $50,000
Griffith University "Food Safety and Standards in India" - a collaborative study with the Indian Agricultural Research Institute to help improve food value chains in India $35,681
George Institute for Global Health "FoodSwitch India – a Healthier Population and a Better Food Supply" – the sharing of Australian technological and policy innovation in addressing the disease burdens of under and over nutrition $40,000
Curtin University "Capacity Building for Sustainable Urban Transport and Innovating Financing Mechanism" - workshops in Bangalore, Pune and New Delhi to transfer knowledge in transport planning $48,349
Griffith University "Adaptation of Waste Management Postgraduate Courses to Indian institutions offering Postgraduate Studies in Environmental Science and Engineering" – workshops delivered in India with the Ekonnect Knowledge Foundation and Environmental Management Centre. $30,000
Asialink - University of Melbourne "Kochi Muziris Biennale 2014" – participation of Australian artist Daniel Boyd at the Biennale $20,000
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