New business Victoria grants available

As part of the Victorian Governments Business Resilience Package, details about the different grants available to industries have been announced.

The $3 billion put forward is to help Victoria businesses feeling the ongoing effects of Covid-19 restrictions, move to Covid-normal operating levels.

See details about each new package below:  

Outdoor Eating and Entertainment Package

This Package is designed to help businesses create safe outdoor dining spaces. Grants of up to $5,000 will be available to hospitality industries with an annual payroll of less than $3 million to enable outdoor spaces to be set up, adapted and expanded. These venues must be located outside the City of Melbourne local government area.

Full eligibility criteria will be in the application due to come out on Monday 28th September, 2020. More information.  

Licensed Hospitality Venue Fund

This grant is designed to assist hospitality businesses with cash flow and support them to survive trading restrictions. Grants of up to $30,000 will be available to eligible businesses based on location and patron capacity.

**Please note businesses eligible for the Licensed Hospitality Venue Grant will NOT be eligible for the third round of the Business Support Fund Grant.

Full eligibility criteria will be in the application which will open in the coming days. More information.  

Sole Trader Support Fund

This grant is primarily for eligible sole traders that operate from commercial premises or locations. Grants of $3,000 will be received by those sole traders to help see them through the restricted trading period.

Full eligibility criteria will be in the application which will open in the coming days. More information.


Please visit previous blog posts for more information on the support available to Victorian businesses:

Business Support Fund Round 3 JobKeeper Extensions Instant Asset Write-Off Extension Covid-19 Business Guide

If you need assistance with applying for the available grants, please contact us at the office to organise an appointment.

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**Applications are now open.

The Victorian Government has recently announced more support measures as ongoing help to businesses that have been impacted by the restrictions imposed, through the new Business Resilience package.

$3 billion will be available to Victorian Businesses in varying formats to help prepare everyone for Covid-normal operations.

Amongst the support on offer is round 3 of the Support Fund where grants of up to $20,000 will be made available, as well as: up to $30,000 grants for Hospitality venues; up to $3,000 for Sole Traders and up to $20,000 for Alpine businesses.

Below is a link to the Business Victoria website outlining the range of grants as well as other forms of support now available including funding, tools, resources, and waivers and deferrals for tax support:

Business Resilience Package.  

Applications are now open and close at 11.59pm on 23rdNovember, 2020 or when funds are exhausted.

Your business must have an ABN that falls within the ANZSIC codes that have been deemed as eligible to qualify.

How to apply.  

**Please note businesses eligible for the Licensed Hospitality Venue Grant will NOT be eligible for the third round of the Business Support Fund Grant.

If you require any assistance please do not hesitate to contact our office. We are here to help.