With the current lockdowns the state and federal governments have released some support programs to help businesses. Below are the current details we have on what’s available.
This is ever changing so please make sure you check back to get updates or please give us a call or drop us an email if you have any questions.
Queensland - 2021 COVID-19 Business Support Grants
Your business may be eligible for financial support through the 2021 COVID-19 Business Support Grants of $5,000, if affected by the COVID-19 lockdown that commenced on Saturday 31 July 2021 and lockdowns in other states.
Applications for the 2021 COVID-19 Business Support Grants will open in mid-August. More information, including guidelines and details of how to apply, will be available here in the coming days. Find out more here: https://www.business.qld.gov.au/…/covid19-support-grants
NSW - 2021 COVID-19 business grant for businesses
If you’re a business, sole trader or not-for-profit organisation in NSW and you’ve been impacted by the recent COVID-19 restrictions, you may be eligible for a one-off grant of $7,500, $10,500 or $15,000.
The 2021 COVID-19 business grant provides support for businesses that experienced reduced demand or had to close due to the public health orders. It will provide businesses with cash flow support for the first 3 weeks of the Greater Sydney lockdown (26 June to 17 July 2021).
Applications are open now and will close 13 September 2021. Find out more here: Apply for the 2021 COVID-19 business grant | Service NSW
COVID-19 Disaster Payment
This is a support payment to help workers unable to earn income due to a COVID-19 state public health order. This may involve a lockdown, hotspot or movement restrictions.
The type of payment you may be able to get depends on if you get an eligible Centrelink payment or not.
Various eligibility rules apply. Claim online through myGov. Find out more here: https://www.servicesaustralia.gov.au/…/covid-19…
Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment
This is a support payment if you can’t earn an income because you must self-isolate or quarantine, or are caring for someone with COVID-19.
Various eligibility rules apply. The easiest way to claim is over the phone with Centrelink.