Tasmanian Government New COVID-19 Recovery Package for Small Businesses

By 07/29/2020August 12th, 2020No Comments

Small Business Sustainability and Recovery Grant Program

The Tasmanian Government has today announced a new $20 million recovery package for small business.

The new COVID-19 Small Business funding includes $17 million in grants that will directly help local operators in industries:

  • heavily reliant on the visitor economy impacted by border closures;
  • significantly impacted by public health restrictions;
  • reliant on contributing to the local supply chain of sectors that continue to be impacted by border closures or public health restrictions;
  • heavily reliant on exporting a significant proportion of their product to interstate and/or international markets that continue to be impacted by COVID-19.

How do I apply?
Small Business Sustainability and Recovery Grant Program
Open: Monday 3rd August – 12 noon
Close: Monday 24th August – 12 noon

A limited number of grants of $5,000 are available and applicants will need to meet all the eligibility criteria.

To apply or find out if your business is eligible click the Business Tasmania link directly below.

COVID-19 Business Support, Grants and Loans Information

Small Business Support Programs

A further $3 million is also being provided to enhance existing small business support programs and provide additional mental health support. These support programs include:

  • Tourism Industry Market Support Program; which allows additional free business advice through Enterprise Centres and;
  • Digital Ready for Business which will include additional initiatives to improve access to mental Health Support Programs.

We are working with Business Tasmania to share further details of these programs as they are released.

Please watch this space!