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Southern Tasmania Lockdown Business Support Program

The Southern Tasmania Lockdown Business Support Program provides one-off payments to businesses in southern Tasmania affected by the COVID-19 related lockdown which was required between 6:00 pm Friday, 15 October and 6:00 pm Monday, 18 October 2021.

Support is available to businesses that during the lockdown period were required to be:

‘Closed / not permitted’ or

‘Open – with restrictions’.

Additional payments may be made for those businesses that can provide evidence of loss of perishable goods purchased between Wednesday, 13 and Friday, 15 October 2021 and intended for use/sale during the three-day lockdown period that had to be discarded as a direct result of the lockdown.

If you are unsure which category your business falls into, please refer to the Business and Service restrictions during Southern Lockdown webpage.

The program will remain open until 2:00 pm, Monday 1 November 2021.

How to apply

1. Read the guidelines.

2. Read the FAQs.

No Interest Loan Scheme (NILS)

Starting a business/new in business in Southern Tasmania? Talk to us about a no interest business loan as we are “agents” for this scheme to help you with the paperwork.

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