Tourism and Hospitality Sector Hardship Program QLD


This program provides funding to QLD tourism and hospitality operators facing significant financial hardship as a result of COVID-19 travel restrictions and interstate lockdowns.

Open

Closing date: 22 Nov 2021

What do you get?

Funding amounts vary.

Who is this for?

QLD tourism and hospitality operators.

Overview

Funding is available to support tourism and hospitality operators to continue to offer a viable product and be in a position to retain and ramp-up their workforce as interstate tourism markets fully open.

There are 3 levels of support available:

Eligible employing small tourism and hospitality businesses and non-profit organisations

  • payroll of less than $1.3 million
  • funding of $30,000.

Eligible employing medium tourism and hospitality businesses and non-profit organisations

  • payroll of between $1.3 million and $10 million
  • funding of $50,000.

Eligible employing large tourism and hospitality businesses and non-profit organisations

  • payroll of more than $10 million
  • funding of $100,000.

Approved grant funding will be paid in 2 equal instalments.

What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible, you must:

  • beĀ operating in Queensland in the tourism and hospitality sector (see guidelines for eligible ANZSIC codes)
  • have an annual turnover of over $75,000 and employ at least 1 employee in your Queensland operations
  • hold a valid Australian business number (ABN) and have continuously held that ABN since 30 June 2021
  • be registered for goods and services tax (GST)
  • have experienced at least a 70% decline in turnover for your Queensland operations over a 7-day consecutive period between 1 July 2021 and 30 September 2021 compared to the same period in either 2018-19, 2019-20 or 2020-21
  • have experienced significant impacts in relation to COVID-19 travel restrictions and interstate lockdowns to your Queensland operations.

How do you apply?

Find out more about eligibility and how to apply at Tourism and Hospitality Sector Hardship Program.

Funding for QLD tourism and hospitality operators impacted by COVID-19 restrictions and interstate lockdowns