As Victoria attempts to control a second wave of COVID-19, here we will bring you up-to-date coverage of the State’s response including information on assistance measures, restrictions, and ways in which to mitigate the impacts to your business.
Business Support Fund – Third round now open for applications
Further to our update last week, the third round of the Victorian State Government – Business Support Fund is now open for applications and additional details around the eligibility have been released.
New Business Support Packages
On 13 September 2020 the Victorian Government announced a range of measures to support Victorian businesses in persevering through the extended Covid-19 lockdown.
Victoria announces extension on eviction ban and suspension of rental increases
The Victorian Government has announced an extension on both the moratorium of evictions and suspension of rental increases.
Victoria announces Stage 4 restrictions
On 2 August 2020 Victorian Premier Dan Andrews announced a state of disaster for Victoria along with stricter stay at home rules. This was followed on 3 August 2020 by further announcements regarding restrictions for businesses.