Live Performance Support Program (Presenters) Round 2 VIC


This program provides funding to live performance event presenters affected by the cancellation or postponement of events due to lockdowns and public health restrictions.

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What do you get?

Funding of either $7,000 or $5,000 for one event and a further $5,000 for a second event, to a maximum amount of $12,000 across both rounds of the program.

Who is this for?

Victorian live performance event presenters.

Overview

This program is for live performance event presenters. A presenter is a person or organisation with the right to hold, cancel or re-schedule an event, collect the proceeds from ticket sales or re-locate a given live performance event. For any given event, this may be the producer, promoter, venue owner or artist promoting their own show.

Applicants can apply for either $7,000 or $5,000 for one event, depending on losses or unrecoverable costs, and a further $5,000 for a second event. There is a cap of $12,000 per applicant across the 2 rounds of the program.

What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible, businesses must:

  • be located in Victoria
  • hold an Australian business number (ABN) registered in Victoria and have held that ABN on and from Thursday 27 May 2021
  • meet the definition in the guidelines of a 'presenter' of a 'live performance event'
  • have scheduled an event to take place between 11:59pm on 27 May 2021 and 11:59pm on 2 September 2021 that was unable to proceed due to lockdown or COVID-19 health restrictions that commenced at 11:59pm on 27 May 2021
  • have incurred losses and/or unrecoverable costs equal to or greater than the amount applied for (either $7,000 or $5,000 for one event and an additional $5,000 for a second event, if applicable)
  • be registered for goods and services tax (GST) on 27 May 2021
  • be registered with the responsible Federal or State regulator
  • gain consent from the key contracted suppliers for the affected event to give the following business details in the application: business name and ABN
  • be trading solvently at the time of application.

How do you apply?

Find out more about eligibility and how to apply at Live Performance Support Program (Presenters) Round 2.

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