Hospitality businesses will be able to apply for grants of $5,000 to set up outdoor dining spaces and planning rules will be further eased to make it easier for businesses to get permission. The NSW Government is also offering local councils funding to promote outdoor events and revive street spaces. The trial easing of planning
Financial support for small business in the event of future lockdowns: Grants of up to $20,000 to compensate for loss. The NSW Government has announced financial assistance for small businesses to compensate impacted businesses for loss of perishable stock if a future local lockdown occurs. Eligible businesses will be able to apply for a grant
Eligible Australian travel agents and tour arrangement service providers with multiple shopfronts or retail premises from today will be invited to apply for a one-off $10,000 funding boost for each of their outlets. This additional funding is on top of support provided to travel agents through the $258 million Consumer Travel Support Program, JobKeeper program
One-off creative grants; $5k for sole traders and freelancers, $10k for businesses and micro-businesses
The Victorian Government will back creative workers and organisations with a new funding package to support them through the challenges of the pandemic and help them plan for future reopening. Minister for Creative Industries Danny Pearson today announced a $15 million package to support some of the hardest hit parts of the state’s creative sector.
The Commonwealth and the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) Governments have worked together to continue supporting ACT businesses impacted by COVID-19. A jointly-funded package of grants from the Commonwealth and ACT Governments will support thousands of small and medium-sized businesses through until mid-October at which point the ACT is expected to reach 80 per cent vaccination.
Businesses can now apply for individual support if ineligible for other COVID-19 grants. A new panel has been established to consider financial support for businesses experiencing financial hardship that do not qualify for existing COVID-19 business support measures. The Hardship Review Panel will assess applications on a case-by-case basis from businesses which did not meet
The Victorian Government has expanded the National Business Events Program in further support for the business events sector in Melbourne and regional Victoria. Minister for Tourism, Sport and Major Events Martin Pakula today announced applications are open for the next round of the program and a new stream of funding is available for events to be hosted
New lending options boost small business and the economy; changes to lending markets over the last decade means there are now a wide range of finance options available for small businesses that don’t require property as security, according to a new report by the Productivity Commission. “Every year, one in six small and medium enterprises
Small businesses are encouraged to seek advice on available financial support. One fifth of small businesses have stated they are unsure if they qualify for government support, according to the September Small Business Survey conducted by the NSW Small Business Commission. NSW Small Business Commissioner Chris Lamont said it was vital that businesses not rely on
New accommodation support grant for businesses impacted by cancellations: Grants of $2,000 and $5,000 are available for affected accommodation providers. NSW accommodation providers who experienced booking cancellations due to COVID lockdowns can now apply for the accommodation support grant through Service NSW. Businesses affected by cancellations for stays between Friday 25 June 2021 and Sunday