Small businesses located within the 36 Melbourne suburbs that re-enter Stage 3 coronavirus restrictions will be eligible for one-off grants of $5000 from the state government, with applications due to open in coming days.
The grants are available to businesses :
Businesses that are registered to pay goods and services tax(PAYG), and which have annual payrolls of less than $3 million.
The businesses must have employees and be registered for JobKeeper, and their trading has to have been affected by the re-imposed restrictions.
According to Business Victoria, formal applications for the grants will open in coming days.
Businesses can register their interest in the grants here.