The Australian Apple University Development Fund (AUDF) is a joint venture set up by Apple Computer Australia and the Apple University Consortium (AUC) to support and encourage development using Apple technology in education. This year the AUDF will provide approximately AUD$125,000 to foster new developments to add to the base of more than 5,000 applications already available for the Mac and to provide new functionality. Applications for AUDF grants open today and close on October 3,2003. Applicants must be staff or students of an Australian AUC member University.