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Destination Charging Across Victoria - State Government/DELWP

05 July 2021

The State Government has released $5 million for electric vehicle charging infrastructure across Victoria

If you're a local government, commercial not-for-profit group or a community group wanting to encourage the uptake of low-emission transport in your region or suburb, this funding is for you!

Submit your bid for smart Victorian-made AC EV charging that meets funding criteria, while also encouraging local jobs, skills & innovation.

Below, we've broken down the funding guidelines, & provided a free downloadable DEWLP funding pack to help you write your submission faster. As an awesome bid bonus, you can also download our Australian EV Ownership heatmap pack throughout July.

Main points of the Destination Charging Across Victoria funding - are you eligible?

The important points to note are:

  • The preferred contribution from your LGA, commercial or community group is 50%
  • There is $4 million available for fast charging in priority regional areas; 11 to 100kW
  • Plus $1 million available for metro destination chargers
  • Your EV charging location should align with the Charging the Regions report
  • You need to install a minimum of one charger per site
  • Installed EV charging should be OCPP-compliant hardware & software
  • You should use local skills, suppliers & manufacturers
  • Your charging should commence by November 2021 & finish by July 2023
Win EV charger funding with the locally made AURIGA

Did you know the only AC EV charger with 'Made in Australia' registration is made right here in Victoria?

EVUp is the exclusive supplier of the OCPP AURIGA unit, which can be installed as a 7kw (single phase) or 22kW (three phase) dual Type 2 port charger. 

The AURIGA has multiple features that make it the premium charging hardware for your funding application; let's start with the fact it can charge electric cars & e-bikes, has an auto-illuminating light & the four faces of the unit provide ample space for branding.

It's easy to install, simple to use & is remotely managed using UpCharge, our OCPP management software. We'll also organise an online portal for your site/s so you can view charging sessions at any time.

The important bit - Assessment Criteria

To help you complete your bid, we've prepared a free downloadable pack with technical points about Australian-made EV charging products you can include in your submission. Specifically, the pack includes notes relating to the four assessment criteria:

  1. What will be delivered?
  2. How will the project be delivered?
  3. Demonstrate the use of local content
  4. State coverage & location transferability

Two great resources to help your submission

  1. Destination Charging Across Victoria cheatsheet - tips & tricks to help you write your submission
  2. Australian EV Ownership Data - download our free report with ownership heatmaps
Get a fast quote or more help to install Aussie-made EV charging

Installing Melbourne-made charging, right here in Victoria, with funding from the Victorian state government creates jobs, improves skills & encourages innovation. 

EV drivers are plugging into multiple AURIGA units at over a dozen sites nationally at sites owned by Komatsu, Townsville Council, City of Ararat, City of Mitcham & the ACT Law Courts. 

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