Applications are now open for the Victorian Governments Circuit Breaker Support Package to assist eligible small to medium businesses and sole traders. The package will support businesses unable to operate due to the necessary public health measures, including targeted support for the events industry.

The Victorian Government has committed more than $500 million support package and the Regional Tourism Support Package to support small to medium sized businesses.

Under the second round of the Business Support Package eligible business with a payroll of up to $10 million can receive payments of $2500 or $5000. Additional payments for eligible business are available through the Tourism Supplement bring the total grant up to $7000 for some business.

Businesses holding and eligible liquor licence and food certificate can also apply for funding of $3500 or $7000 per premises through the Licensed Hospitality Venue Fund.

The Business Support Package and Licensed Hospitality Venue will remain open until 11.59 on Thursday 24 June 2021. Information on funding is available at Business Victoria