OFFICIAL: Supporting Victorian businesses to recovery - new announcements

18 September 2020

Dear members of the VMC Multicultural Chamber of Commerce Group,


The Victorian Government has announced a new support package worth more than $3 billion to support businesses impacted by ongoing restrictions and keep Victorians in jobs. It includes cash grants, tax relief and support targeting businesses and sole traders.

Cash grants

Extra funding, tools and resources to help businesses adapt and prepare for COVID Normal

More information about the above programs will be published on the Business Victoria website as it is available and I encourage you and your members to subscribe to the Business Victoria Update newsletter to receive notifications about these programs, such as when applications open, as the information is released.

Tax relief and fee waivers and deferrals

More information about the above initiatives is available on the State Revenue Office website.

Business owners seeking guidance on managing the impacts of coronavirus (COVID-19) can also visit the Business Victoria website or call the Business Victoria hotline on 13 22 15.  


This continues to be a challenging time, and I extend my thanks to you and your members for continuing to follow the directions of Victoria’s Chief Health Officer and the Department of Health and Human Services and playing your part to help slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). 


Thank you in advance for sharing this information with your members.  


Kind regards

VMC Secretariat