Support for Victorian businesses
The Victorian Government will provide additional grants for businesses affected by the current lockdown. Businesses that have and will receive payments through the Licensed Hospitality Venue Fund and Business Costs Assistance Program relating to the May-June lockdown will receive the Victorian Government’s new support payments of $3,000 and $2,000 respectively. Automatic payments will be made these businesses and sole traders. Payments are due to start in the week commencing 19 July 2021.
The Victorian Events Support Package provides support to event organisers, hosts and suppliers.
Keep an eye on Business Victoria for more information and updates on these programs.
Other crisis support for creative workers
- Support Act MusicKeeper and CrewKeeper – one-off cash grants of $2,000 ($2,700 for families with dependent children) for artists, crew, and other music workers affected by COVID-19.