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West Australian COVID-19 Grant SupportFriday, April 17, 2020 - 10:52 AM

Please read about the below grant opportunities offered in Western Australia.

COVID-19 Relief Fund Lotterywest - WA State Government

$159m to respond to hardship being experienced by the WA community as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic across three categories:

  • Crisis & Emergency Relief Fund
  • Event Cancellation Relief for Arts, Sports & Community Groups
  • Resilient Community Grant

Economic and Health Relief Package - WA State Government

The WA Government has announced a $1 billion economic and health relief package to support Western Australian businesses, households and community groups, and to boost the response by health and frontline services to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.

Support for small and medium sized businesses - WA State Government

A campaign to support small businesses through this difficult time including:

  • One-off grants of $17,500
  • Fast-track payroll tax relief for small businesses
  • Waiver of 2019-20 payroll tax available to small and medium sized businesses
  • State of Emergency occasional liquor licence

Rent relief for small businesses and not-for-profits - WA State Govrnment 

The WA Government will waive rental payments for small businesses and not-for-profit groups in Government-owned buildings for six months to help these lease holders respond to the impacts of COVID-19 coronavirus.

Conucils in the Community - WA Local Government Assocation

Local Governments are taking a range of measures to releive the impact on local community. Measures and intended to reduce the financial impact on ratepayers and local businesses while working to stimulate the local economy.

Key measures include:

  • Rate Freezes
  • Bringing forward Capital Works programs
  • Refund booking fees for Council events and assets
  • Rent relief to tenants of Council properties

* Please note this list may not include all local council or government grants and assistance. Please be sure to check your local council's and state government websites for the most up-to-date information.