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NSW Treasury

Tech Central Scaleup Accommodation Rebate Program

This is a preview of the 1. Scaleup Accommodation Rebate Application form. When you’re ready to apply, click Fill Out Now to begin.


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Welcome to the application form for the Department of Enterprise, Investment and Trade's Tech Central Scaleup Accommodation Rebate (the Program).

Please read the Program guidelines and understand the requirements before proceeding with your application. Guidelines can be viewed here

Due to the large volume of applications, we cannot accept mandatory documentation once your application has been submitted, so please upload all necessary documentation to this form.

For the application, the required attachments include:

  • Financial statements including profit and loss statement for the last three years
  • Payroll records (e.g. payroll tax statement, employee records) for the last three years
  • A copy of your Eligible Lease Agreement
  • Pitch deck or information memorandum (maximum six A4 pages)
  • Two separate quotes from reputable fitout lease companies (if available)
  • A copy of your fitout works contract (if available)


For queries about the guidelines, deadlines, or questions in the form, please contact us here. You are strongly encouraged to save your application form every five to ten minutes to reduce the risk of losing your information. 


If a technical error occurs, staff at SmartyGrants are available to help you. Contact details are below, and ensure you quote your application number.  

Help is also available to guide you through this form - please download the Help Guide for Applicants


On the right hand side of every screen, there is a box which links directly to every page of the application form. Click the link to move directly to the page you want. You can also click 'Next Page' or 'Previous Page' on the top or bottom of each page to move forward or backward through the application form.


If you want to leave a partially completed application, press 'Save' and log out. When you log back in and click the 'My Applications' link at the top of the screen, you will find a list of applications you have started or submitted. You can re-open your draft application and continue where you left off.


You can also download any application, whether in draft form or submitted, as a PDF file. Click on the 'Download' button at the bottom of the application navigation panel.


You will find a 'Review' button at the bottom of the navigation panel. You need to review your application before you submit it. Ensure that all fields and mandatory questions marked with an asterisk '*' are completed. Once you have reviewed your application, you can submit it by clicking on 'Submit' at the top of the screen or on the navigation panel.  

IMPORTANT: Any question marked with an asterisk '*' is mandatory. Failure to answer any of these questions will stop you from being able to complete and submit your application form. Once you have submitted your application, no further editing or uploading of supporting documents is possible. When you submit your application form, you will receive an automated confirmation email with a copy of your submitted application attached. This will be sent to the email address that you used to register with SmartyGrants

If you do not receive a 'confirmation of submission' email, then your application has not been received. Review the error message highlighted in red and ensure that all mandatory fields have been completed. You should then be able to successfully submit your application.  


A number of people can work on an application form using the same login details, as long as only one person is working on the application form at a time. Ensure that you save as you go.   

IMPORTANT: Please ensure that you submit your application once completed. Any unsubmitted applications will not be considered for assessment.

Please confirm you have read the above information before proceeding. * Required
You must answer 'yes' before proceeding to the application.
Have you read and understood the Program Guidelines? * Required
If you answered 'no', you will not be able to proceed.