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The Victorian Government has announced a third round of the Business Support Fund to provide direct financial support to businesses impacted by restrictions in Victoria. The ‘How we work’ roadmaps show that many sectors will remain closed, restricted or heavily restricted as metropolitan Melbourne and regional Victoria reopens. Grants from this program will help businesses in these sectors survive the extended period of restricted trading. Grant applications open on Friday 18 September 2020.
New business support package announced. 13 September 2020 - The Victorian Government has announced a $3 billion package to help businesses survive and keep Victorians in jobs.
If permitted to do so, business and industry must operate in Victoria based on the following COVIDSafe principles: Ensure physical distancing (1.5 metres), Wear a mask or face covering, Practice good hygiene, Keep good records and act quickly if staff become unwell, Avoid interactions in close spaces, Create workforce bubbles. Click to find a guide on how to create a regional Victoria Covidsafe plan.