BUSINESS RESILIENCE GRANTS OPEN FOR LOCAL BUSINESSES
Applications are open for four grant packages to support Victorian businesses impacted by coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions and help them prepare for COVID Normal business.
Outdoor Eating and Entertainment Package
The Outdoor Eating and Entertainment Package will provide grants of up to $5,000 to help eligible hospitality businesses adapt their operations to outdoor dining.
For more information on eligibility and the application process visit Business Victoria Outdoor Eating and Entertainment Package.
Licensed Hospitality Venue Fund
The Licensed Hospitality Venue Fund program will provide grants of up to $30,000 for eligible liquor licensees with hospitality venues impacted by the restrictions put in place to slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). Eligible licensees will be invited to apply through their Liquor Portal accounts.
For more information on eligibility and the application process, including Liquor Portal accounts, visit Business Victoria Licensed Hospitality Venue Fund.
Sole Trader Support Fund
The Sole Trader Support Fund provides grants of $3,000 to eligible non-employing sole traders who are impacted by the restrictions in Victoria’s roadmap for reopening.
Details on eligibility and applications are available at Business Victoria Sole Trader Support Fund.
Third Round of the Business Support Fund
The third round of the Business Support Fund will provide grants of up to $20,000 to eligible businesses, ensuring they continue to receive the support they need to make it through restricted trading.
For more information on eligibility and applications visit Business Victoria Business Support Fund.
It is mandatory for every Victorian business to have a COVIDSafe Plan. Information and resources to help businesses prepare a COVIDSafe Plan are available at vic.gov.au/coronavirus.
The roadmaps for reopening and industry restrictions are available at vic.gov.au/coronavirus.
Further information on current restrictions is available at the Department of Health and Human Services website.