The Victorian Government is providing grants for eligible construction businesses, including employing and non-employing businesses, impacted by the two-week shutdown from 21 September – 4 October 2021.
- Businesses must have a worksite located in metropolitan Melbourne, the City of Greater Geelong, Mitchell Shire or Surf Coast Shire.
- Businesses must have incurred direct costs because of restrictions in place between 21 September – 4 October, which have not been partially or fully recovered.
- Business must not have been able to operate remotely between 21 September – 4 October.
- Must not have received a Business Costs Assistance Program Round 2 or Business Costs Assistance Program Round 2 – July extension payment or Small Business COVID Hardship Fund payment
- Businesses must be registered under a relevant construction-sector ANZSIC codes
- Payroll less than $10m
- Must be GST Registered
- Eligible non-employing sole trader businesses will receive a one-off payment of $2,000,
- Businesses with an annual payroll of up to $650,000 will receive a one-off payment of $2,800,
- Businesses with an annual payroll of $650,000 to $3 million will receive a one-off payment of $5,600,
- Businesses with an annual payroll of $3 million-$10 million will receive a one-off payment of $8,400.
Applications are now open and close on 9th November 2021.
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