GOVERNMENT ASSISTANCE

SMALL BUSINESS RECOVERY GRANTS

The grants are funded under the Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements, a joint initiative between the federal government and the affected states.

  1. Grants of up to $50,000 are available.

  2. The rules for the grants vary depending where your small business is located.

  3. You will need evidence of damage such as photos or direct impact such as invoices.

  4. You must continue operating your small business in the same area.

  5. You can get help from us to apply by calling 1800 413 828

 

GOVERNMENT CONCESSIONAL LOANS

Two loans are available:

  • Working capital loan of up to $50,000

  • Small Business Recovery Loan of up to $500,000

  1. You will need to show capacity to repay, business viability and an urgent need for the loan.

  2.  Loan terms are either five years (working capital loan) or 10 years (recovery loan) with a two-year interest free period on both.

  3. There are eligibility requirements around staff numbers, business turnover and the location of your business.

  4. You can get help from us to apply by calling 1800 413 828

     

 

BUSHFIRE AFFECTED SMALL BUSINESS REBUILD PACKAGE

The grants are funded by the federal government under the Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements.

  1. A grant of $10,000 is available.

  2. Your business must have experienced a 40 per cent drop in revenue over a three-month period, compared to the previous year 

  3. Businesses that have been affected either directly or indirectly can apply 

  4. The grant can be spent on things including wages, utility bills, fuel and financial advice.

  5. You can get help from us to apply by calling 1800 413 828

 

1800 413 828