Business Support Fund Grants now at $10,000 - but be quick

Just though that we’d give you a quick run-down of the State Government eligibility requirements for businesses to receive the $10,000 Business Support Fund Grant for any business in metropolitan Melbourne and Mitchell Shire or $5,000 for businesses in regional Victoria.

To be eligible, you must:

  • operate a business located in metropolitan Melbourne or Mitchell Shire,

  • be a participant in the Commonwealth Government’s JobKeeper Payment scheme,

  • employ people,

  • be registered with WorkSafe on 30 June 2020 and able to provide a WorkCover employer number,

  • have an annual payroll of less than $3 million in 2019-20 on an ungrouped basis,

  • be registered for Goods and Services Tax (GST) as at 30 June 2020,

  • hold an Australian Business Number (ABN) and have held that ABN at 30 June 2020, and

  • be registered with the responsible Federal or State regulator. (For example, ASIC if a company or trust or if a sole trader then an ABN registration).

Applications close on 14 September 2020 so you have only a few days to prepare the form. Applicants must provide a document stating that their business is located in Melbourne or Mitchell Shire by providing evidence of their place of business such as a council or water rates notice, lease agreement or utility bill. They must also provide their most recent JobKeeper form.

More details can be found at: Business Victoria - Business Support Package

The team at May Klye & Associates can assist you with the application. Just call us on 03 95857555 or email