Applications for the 2021 COVID-19 Business Support Grant will open at 12pm (midday), Today!

Small and medium businesses, not for profit organisations, and large tourism and hospitality businesses across Queensland affected by the August 2021 COVID-19 lockdowns, may be eligible for a $5,000 grant (excluding GST).

The grant aims to provide support to “employing” small and medium businesses across Queensland impacted by the South-East Queensland lockdown that commenced on 31 July 2021, to assist with business expenses and to help adapt to evolving circumstances.
To be eligible, you:

  • must employ staff (employees must be on your payroll and does not include any business owners)
  • have a Queensland headquarters
  • must have an annual turnover of more than $75,000
  • must have an annual payroll in Queensland of not more than $10 million
  • must show or declare a reduction in turnover of 30% or more for a 1-week period that includes at least 1 full day of the:
    • South-East Queensland lockdown commencing 31 July 2021
    • the Cairns and Yarrabah lockdown commencing 8 August 2021 or
    • any other lockdown in Queensland in August 2021.

For information on how to apply online and for further eligibility criteria and information, please click here.