Application for Resources on Pawsey Supercomputing Centre Infrastructure

Allocation Rounds

You can register for the Pawsey Supercomputing Centre Allocation System at any time. Once registered, applications can be made for allocation rounds that are currently "open". Open and recently closed rounds are listed below.

Applications are only accepted between the opening and closing dates below. For competitive merit allocations, all merit schemes open around September each year. Director's share and other resources allocations are accepted throughout the year.

ResourceRound NameOpensClosesStatus
Any Pawsey Partner (Out of Session) 2021 10 Feb 2021 01 Jul 2021 open
Any Pawsey Directors Share 2020 12 Jan 2020 15 Nov 2020 closed

Log into Pawsey Supercomputing Centre Allocation System here:

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Applicants are invited to apply for access to Pawsey Supercomputing Centre infrastructure. This web site provides an application form which begins the process for application. For information about the Merit Allocation process and gaining access to Pawsey Supercomputing Centre supercomputers, please visit our documentation portal. If you require any assistance completing this application, please contact

Who should complete this application?

Applications are submitted by Project Leaders on behalf of a project team. Typically Project Leaders will be research leaders within a scientific research group, laboratory, or community. Members of a project team are not required to complete a separate application, however they must agree to the Pawsey Supercomputing Centre conditions of use at to be given account access to a project.

The Project Leader is responsible for

Applications will be evaluated by a panel including science and supercomputing experts, so please target your application to an audience with a generic scientific background. Do not assume they have deep knowledge of your application area. Please don't hesitate to contact if you have any questions regarding this form.

Please note that the Pawsey Supercomputing Centre will administer the allocation on a best effort basis but cannot guarantee that approved projects will receive their full allocations. Project Leaders and team members need to manage the use of their allocation. Unused allocations do not roll over to the next allocation period.