Business Costs Assistance Program
Top up payments of up to $8,400 per week are available for eligible small and medium businesses impacted by Covid-19 restrictions, on top of previous payments at different rates.
Licensed Hospitality Venue Fund 2021
Top up payments of between $5,000 and $20,000 per week for hospitality businesses unable to operate due to public health restrictions, on top of previous payments at various rates corresponding to different capacity limits.
Business Continuity Fund
Payments of up to $5,000 for businesses in targeted sectors affected by capacity limits when reopening in late July 2021 under restrictions. CBD businesses will receive an additional $2,000 payment.
COVIDSafe Deep Cleaning Rebate
Small and medium businesses can access rebates of up to 80% of cleaning costs to a maximum of $10,000 to reimburse the cost of professional decontamination cleaning services following the notification of a workplace COVID-19 case.
Tax Relief Measures
Tax relief is available for eligible businesses impacted by COVID-19, including deferrals on payroll tax or waivers for eligible employers applying the New Jobs payroll tax credit.
Jobs Victoria Fund
Wage subsidies of up to $20,000 over 12 months are available for eligible businesses to take on new, eligible staff from nominated priority groups.
Small Business Digital Adaptation Program
Rebates of $1200 are available to eligible small businesses to help pay for access to a range of digital business tools.