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Update 4 August


Your business may be eligible for financial support through the 2021 COVID-19 Business Support Grants. $5,000 grants will be made available to small and medium businesses across Queensland affected by the COVID-19 lockdown that commenced on Saturday 31 July 2021 and lockdowns in other states.

Available funding

You may be eligible to receive a grant of $5,000 (excluding GST). This grant may be used for business expenses.

Eligibility criteria

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.

Local government areas subject to lockdown restrictions are: