COVID-19 Business Support

Business Victoria coronavirus (COVID-19) website

 

Second Step- Metropolitan Melbourne

Third Step- Regional Victoria

Victoria continues to work toward reaching a ‘COVID Normal’ as we progress through our ‘roadmap to reopening.’

The Victorian Government is committed to helping small businesses survive the impacts of coronavirus (COVID-19) and help keep people in work.

If you are able to work from home, you must continue to so in order to stop the spread of coronavirus in Victoria.

 

Second Step- Metropolitan Melbourne

Metropolitan Melbourne entered the Second Step of the ‘roadmap to reopening’ at 11:59pm on Sunday 27 September 2020.

 

SECOND STEP: METROPOLITAN MELBOURNE

INDUSTRY GUIDELINES

 

Closed

Heavily

Restricted

Restricted

Open with

COVIDSafe Plan

Offices

and professional services

Hair and beauty

Tourism operators

Creative studios

Outdoor entertainment

Museums/galleries

Indoor entertainment

Nightclubs/karaoke

Gaming and casinos

Adult entertainment

And brothels

Indoor physical recreation

 

Waste services

Supermarket/

food distribution

Hospitality

Other retail

Repairs/

maintenance

and cleaning

Real estate services

Accommodation

Media

and film production

Adult education

Community facilities

and libraries

Meat and seafood

processing

Healthcare

Courts

 

Construction

Manufacturing

Wholesale trade

and warehousing

Postal distribution

centres

Professional sport

and racing

Schools

Commercial

passenger vehicles

Public transport

Vets

 

 

 

 

 

 

Defence

and national security

Agriculture

Permitted retail

Mining

Ports and freight

Early childhood

Emergency

and safety services

Utilities

Defence and national

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Third Step- Regional Victoria

Regional Victoria entered the Third Step of the ‘roadmap to reopening’ at 11:59pm on Wednesday 16 September 2020.

 

THIRD STEP: REGIONAL VICTORIA

INDUSTRY GUIDELINES

 

Closed

Heavily

Restricted

Restricted

Open with

COVIDSafe Plan

Museums/galleries

Indoor

entertainment

Nightclubs/karaoke

Gaming

and casinos

Adult

entertainment

and brothels

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Meat and seafood

processing

Outdoor

entertainment

Indoor physical

recreation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Offices/professional

services

Hospitality

Other retail

Hair and beauty

Real estate services

Accommodation

Tourism operators

Media/film production

Creative studios

Professional sport and

racing

Adult education

Community facilities and

libraries

Courts

Healthcare

 

 

 

 

Construction

Manufacturing

Wholesale trade &

warehousing

Postal distribution centres

Supermarket/food

distribution

Agriculture

Permitted retail

Repairs/maintenance and

cleaning

Mining

Ports and freight

Early childhood

Schools

Commercial passenger

vehicles

Public transport

Vets

Utilities

Emergency and safety

services

Waste services

Defence and national

security

Business Support Package

Business Victoria Website

Support to help businesses and workers through to the other side of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Available support options include:

  • Business Support Fund – Expansion
  • Business recovery and resilience mentoring
  • Regional Tourism Accommodation Support Program
  • Wellbeing and Mental Health Support for Small Business
  • Hospitality Business Grant Program
  • St John Ambulance Mental Health and Crisis Support Training

 

Please see Business Victoria website for further information.

 

Business Support Links

Please find below further business support information from Local Council (Yan Yean electorate), the Victorian State Government and Australian Federal Government.

If you require further advice or support, please contact my office via our website contact form.

 

LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Nillumbik Council COVID-19 website

For cancellations, updates, business and community support

Whittlesea Council COVID-19 website

For cancellations, updates, business and community support

Mitchell Shire COVID-19 website

For updates, business and community support. Please see link to Mitchell Shire business support page via this page

 

STATE GOVERNMENT

List of Victorian Restrictions and Closures

For full list of business restrictions and closures in Victoria. See how this may affect you

Department of Health and Human Services Coronavirus website

For the most up-to-date information on the evolving coronavirus situation in Victoria

Business Victoria Coronavirus Page

For business support, advice and information to help your business deal with coronavirus

Coronavirus Business Support Finder

Find out what business assistance you are eligible for from the Victorian and Australian governments in relation to coronavirus (COVID-19)

 

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT

(For more information on Federal initiatives, please contact your local Federal Member of Parliament)

Business Australia

For the latest information on financial assistance (and eligibility) for businesses, from the Australian Government in relation to COVID-19

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission COVID-19 information for small businesses

For the latest information on the rights and obligations of small business in response to coronavirus (COVID-19)

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission COVID-19 information for consumers

For the latest information on consumer rights, travel and event cancellations in relation to coronavirus (COVID-19)

JobKeeper payment information

For more information on the JobKeeper subsidy

JobSeeker payment information

For more information on the JobSeeker Payment (Financial help if you’re between 22 and Age Pension age and looking for work)