Event Suppliers Support Program WA


This program provides funding for Western Australian event supplier businesses to offset the costs of COVID-19 and the delayed border reopening.
Open

Closes in 31 days

Closing date: 30 Jun 2022

What you get?

One-off payments vary between $10,000 and $50,000.

Who is this for?

Western Australian event supplier businesses.

Overview

This program provides one-off payments to event suppliers businesses to partially offset additional costs or lost revenues affected by delay to full reopening of the Western Australian border or capacity constraints introduced to manage COVID-19.

Funding can be accessed by businesses that have incurred a 30% reduction in turnover compared to last year over a 6-week period between 5 February to 5 May 2022.

One-off payment amounts are based on the following categories:

  • $10,000 for sole traders
  • $20,000 for small businesses (defined as an employing business with an annual turnover below $1 million)
  • $50,000 for medium to large businesses (defined as an employing business with an annual turnover of $1 million and above).

What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible, the event supplier business must:

  • be located in Western Australia
  • have a valid and active Australian business number (ABN)
  • have a minimum annual turnover of $50,000 per annum (excluding GST)
  • have expected to provide goods and services to ticketed or free events between 5 February and 5 May 2022
  • have a bank account in the name of the business with an Australian financial institution.

Businesses must fall under the following industry categories:

  • event venue supplier
  • event hospitality
  • event staging
  • event security
  • event traffic management
  • event audio visual support.

How do you apply?

Find out more about eligibility and how to apply at Event Suppliers Support Program.

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