Business help

Vic Government $200m Package to help business.

The Victorian Government has announced a $200 million package to help businesses recover strongly from the effects of the Omicron variant.

The package includes the following help and support for businesses:

Ventilation Voucher Program
Businesses will receive targeted support, with a $60 million Ventilation Voucher Program to help small businesses purchase equipment and upgrades to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace and improve customer confidence – with rebates of up to $5,000 available as well as $500 vouchers.

Digital Adaptation Program
A further $5 million to extend the Small Business Digital Adaptation Program, providing rebates of up to $1,200 so businesses can access a range of digital tools

Mentoring Program 
Extension of the Business Recovery and Resilience Mentoring Program with the Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry so more small businesses have access to coaching.

Jobs Vic Funding
$34.2 million of Jobs Victoria funding to place workers in over 1,500 jobs across hospitality, warehousing and logistics, tourism and food processing

Tourism Industry Vouchers 
A $100 million in voucher schemes to be rolled out across the tourism, hospitality, and entertainment sectors.

More Information 
For information on the package and when each program opens, visit