Applications for the Business Costs Assistance Program and the Licensed Hospitality Venue Fund to help businesses affected for the Circuit Breaker restrictions are now open. View more here.
The Victorian Government has announced that from 11.59pm Thursday 17 June, restrictions will be further eased in Metropolitan Melbourne and Regional Victoria. See the summary here.
Use of the Victorian Government QR code service is now mandatory in all venues and facilities required to have electronic record-keeping for contact tracing purposes. Retail will also be required to use QR codes as of 18 June, and offices as of 1 July. Find out more.
The Victorian Government’s $371 million Business Costs Assistance Program Round Two will assist eligible small to medium businesses most affected by the restrictions announced on Thursday 27 May 2021 and extended beyond Thursday 3 June 2021.
The program offers grants of up to $5,000 to eligible small and medium businesses, including employing and non-employing businesses. The grants will support businesses in eligible sectors directly impacted by restrictions.
Eligible businesses with an annual payroll of up to $10 million can receive grants of $2,500 or $5,000.
Applications close on 24 June 2021. View more information below.