Since 2012, INPEX and the Ichthys LNG Project have funded more than A$ 4 million in community programs in Australia plus more than A$ 9 million to develop training and education institutions in the Northern Territory (NT). Through its community investment activities, INPEX wishes to contribute to building communities that are vibrant, prosperous and resilient.

Approximately 70 per cent of community sponsorship and investment funding has supported initiatives taking place in Darwin and across the Northern Territory. We also sponsor community programs in Perth and the Kimberley region in Western Australia (WA).

In 2018, INPEX and the Ichthys LNG Project committed almost A$ 600,000 to support more than 70 programs, including the following:

INPEX Community Sponsorship and Investment Program

March 2019 update

The first public application round of the 2019 Community Sponsorship and Investment Program is now closed.

Thank you to all applicants for taking time to make a submission. You will be advised of the outcome of your submission by late March 2019.

NB: If your application was successfully completed and submitted, you will have received an automated email to the email address entered in the online form.

If you did not receive that notification, please contact sponsorship@inpex.com.au.

Sponsorship information

INPEX will run two public sponsorship application rounds in 2019, accepting submissions for funding of community initiatives for up to A$ 5,000.

The first round will be open from 1-28 February and applications assessed by the INPEX Sponsorship Committee in March. All applicants will be advised of the outcome of the submissions by late March 2019.

The second round will be open from 1-31 July with assessments made and advised by late August 2019.

It should be noted that it may take up to two months to complete the payment of sponsorship funds to successful applicants after the sponsorship is awarded. Please take this timeframe into account if you wish to make an application.

Sponsorship application 

If you are interested in making a submission for sponsorship, please review INPEX's Sponsorship Application Guidelines to familiarise yourself with the application process and criteria, including focus areas (themes). 

If your initiative meets the criteria, please complete and submit an application using this online form (NB: the form becomes available during each application period). 


For more information about sponsorship please email sponsorship@inpex.com.au.

2018 INPEX CORPORATION Sustainability Report

Find out more about INPEX CORPORATION's global corporate social responsibility activities, sustainability impacts and performance in the group’s Sustainability Report 2018.

2018 INPEX CORPORATION Sustainability Report