JOBKEEPER PAYMENT SCHEME EXTENSION
On 21 July 2020 the Government announced the extension of the JobKeeper Payment Scheme for a further six months until 28 March 2021. JobKeeper payments remain unchanged and available until 27 September 2020. Further changes were announced on 7 August 2020, from 28 September 2020 business will be required to re-assess their eligibility for the JobKeeper extension and the payments will be reduced.
One-off grants are available under the Business Victoria Expansion to support small and medium businesses in metropolitan Melbourne/Mitchell Shire and regional Victoria impacted by the current Stage 4 and 3 restrictions.
- One-off grant of $10,000 for eligible employing businesses in metropolitan Melbourne and Mitchell shire.
- One-off grant of $5,000 for eligible employing businesses in regional Victoria except for Mitchell Shire.
Applications close at 11.59pm on Monday 14 September 2020.
Click here to find out more information regarding the Business Victoria Support Fund Expansion.