A small business in need of new or upgraded equipment may indeed apply to Australia government for small business grants that may be able to provide money for this need. Not all Australia government grants can help a small business purchase equipment, however. So, do the research to discern which programs best suit those needs. The grants are available if the applicants pass the eligibility conditions.
You can also take advantage of the Small Business Startup Assessment Tool below and see the tools and resources you need to succeed at launching your business. It takes just a minute and will also tell you if there may be any funding programs available.