Business resources during COVID-19

The Victorian Government has announced a COVID-19 roadmap to reopening.

You can find information for business and industry about what you must do to reopen.

We have local initiatives to support businesses in Stonnington.

This includes our mental health support program for business owners, managers and employees. 

Find out more: call our COVID-19 customer service team on 8290 1439

COVID-19 information and support packages

Find valuable information about support packages for Victorian businesses.

 Support for businesses Where to find information
Latest general COVID-19 information  Department of Health and Human Services
Information on business restrictions and closures Department of Health and Human Services Business Restrictions and Closures
Business support, advice and information to help your business deal with COVID-19 Business Victoria or call 13 22 15
Resources to help your business  Subscribe to our Your Business Connect eNewsletter
Victorian Government's Economic Survival Package to support businesses and workers through COVID-19 Download the Economic Survival Package fact sheet
Victorian Government's Business Support Fund to help small businesses through COVID-19 and keep people working Business Victoria's Business Support Fund
Australian Government's JobKeeper Payment program provides eligible businesses with a subsidy to keep paying employees. Check eligibility, timelines for the scheme and apply at Australian Government's JobKeeper Payment
Free webinars with new ways to approach your business

Australian Tax Office (Small Business Webinars)

Business Victoria (Small Business Victoria Workshops)

Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (COVID-19 Business Webinar)

Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Online events)

Melbourne Innovation Centre (Online workshops)

 

Other useful resources

Australian Government

The Australian Government has financial help for businesses affected by COVID-19.

Find out more at Australian Government Business or call 13 28 46.

Australian Taxation Office (ATO)

If your business needs help, call the ATO emergency support line on 1800 806 218.

Find out more on COVID-19 support at the Australian Tax Office.

Business Victoria

Business Victoria has support for Victorian businesses.

Call 13 22 15 for information on financial support through the national stimulus package.

Find out more at Business Victoria 

Health Victoria

Find out how to safely operate Food businesses during COVID-19 through takeaway and home delivery services. 

Visit Health Victoria for more COVID-19 advice.

Safe Work Australia

Visit Safe Work Australia to find out how to minimise COVID-19 risk in your business.

Victoria Police

Victoria Police has a Business Security Information Kit with crime prevention advice to protect your business.

Download the Business Security Information Kit

Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry

The Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry has information on:

  •  managing and protecting your employees and workplace, and
  • workplace relations and health and safety.

Read COVID-19 Employer Guide - Managing the workplace in the face of the outbreak

The Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry has waived membership fees for one year up to a value of $700.

Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation

The Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation (VCGLR) supports licensees to meet current restrictions, including changes to liquor license fees .

Find out more at VCGLR

Victorian Small Business Commission

The Victorian Small Business Commission helps small business owners, landlords and real estate agents manage situations where tenants can't pay rent.

Visit Victorian Small Business Commission for more information, and how its mediation service helps with lease problems.

Worksafe

Employers must provide and maintain, as far as reasonably practicable, a working environment that is safe and without risks to employees' health.

This includes health and safety risks with COVID-19.

Find out more at Worksafe.