Circuit Breaker Lockdown: What help is available for your business?
Covid Recovery
3 June 2021

What government support is available to small businesses?

With the news that the current lockdown is to be extended, businesses across Victoria have rushed to make contingency plans. Luckily, there is some support available to help those affected. The initial group of grants to be announced so far include one-off grants for eligible businesses, as well as broader support packages to industries drastically affected by the restrictions, including events and hospitality.

Grant TypeWho Is Eligible?Grant DetailsApply FromApply Until
Business Costs Assistance Program Round Two$5000 grants for affected employing and non-employing businesses. This includes those that can’t operate due to circuit breaker restrictions nor can work remotely. A one-off payment of $5000Thursday 3 June 2021Three weeks from 3 June, 2021
Licensed Hospitality Venue Fund 2021The $40.7 million program supports businesses with an eligible liquor licence and food certificate through a $7000 grant per premises.$7000 grant for each eligible premisesThursday 3 June 2021Three weeks from 3 June, 2021
Victorian Events Support Package$20 million in support of operators in the events industry that have suffered financial losses during the circuit breaker lockdown.TBCTBCTBC

Have you been affected by the lockdown and want to know more about what support is available to you?

Reach out to our team today to find out if there is any financial support or grants that are ready to be claimed!