Coronavirus VIC Stimulus Package 2020

Camphin Boston | March 2020

While the Victoria premier is yet to announce any stimulus package, the Melbourne City Council passed on 18 March 2020 the following measures worth $10 million to keep businesses and their employees afloat during the COVID-19 pandemic:


Grants for small businesses to develop e-commerce and online services. $500k
Training and support at businesses. $1 million
Suspending fees for Food Act registrations, street trading and outdoor dining permits for 3 months, Balance
Halving rent for eligible tenants in council-owned buildings for 3 months.  
Establishing a support service to provide advice to struggling businesses.  
Deploying casual and part-time cleaners  

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