Updated: Sep 6, 2021
You may be eligible to receive a grant of up to $30,000 (excluding GST). This grant may be used for business expenses.
The grant provides support to employing small and medium businesses across Queensland impacted by the South East Queensland lockdown that commenced on 31 July 2021. Your business doesn't have to be located in South East Queensland, but you must have experienced at least a 30% reduction in turnover as a result of the lockdown.
Grants are also available for large businesses in the hospitality and tourism sector operating in the 11 local government areas in the lockdown, subject to meeting eligibility criteria.
Small and medium businesses are defined as having:
a turnover of more than $75,000 per annum
an annual payroll in Queensland of up to $10 million.
How to apply
Applications will open in mid-August.
You will need to apply online with supporting evidence. Grants will be processed in the order we receive them.
You will be paid the grant funds within 2 weeks of being notified that your application has been approved.
More information on how to apply, including the opening date for applications, will be available in the coming days.