Victorian Government launch Sole Trader Support Fund

September 25, 2020

Victorian Government launch Sole Trader Support Fund

The Victorian Government have launched a $3,000 grant for sole traders.  The $100 million Sole Trader Support Fund provides support to non-employing Victorian sole traders operating out of commercial premises or locations within specific sectors.

Businesses in the eligible sectors must:

  • Operate a business within Victoria
  • Be a sole trader with no employees
  • Operate from a commercial premises or location (and not a residential premises) for at least six months as a:
  • Tenant, or
  • Licensee, or
  • Owner/occupier of a fixed commercial premises, or
  • Operator of a registered ‘mobile food premises’ (e.g. a food van) with a permit or commercial agreement to operate at specific location(s)
  • Be a participant in the Commonwealth Government’s JobKeeper Payment scheme
  • Be registered for Goods and Services Tax (GST)
  • Hold an Australian Business Number (ABN).

For full details and applications, please visit:

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