The Victorian Government have announced Stage 4 ‘Stay at Home’ restrictions across metropolitan Melbourne and Mitchell Shire and Stage 3 for regional Victoria for the next six weeks. As a result of the new lockdown it has also been announced that there will be an expansion of the Victorian Government’s Business Support Fund.
To support businesses impacted by these restrictions, one-off grants will be made available to eligible businesses under the Business Support Fund – Expansion program:
Businesses which have already received a Business Support Fund - Expansion grant, or have applied for one, will not need to re-apply. Successful applicants will automatically receive this additional allocation.
Applications for the program will be extended until 14 September 2020.
To be eligible for the grant, businesses must be located in the metropolitan Melbourne and Mitchell Shire areas and must employ people.
Businesses must also: