Live Performance Support Program (Presenters) VIC

This program provides funding to live performance event presenters that have been impacted by the May to June 2021 circuit breaker action.


The grant is no longer available

What do you get?

Funding of up to $7,000.

Who is this for?

Victorian live performance event presenters.


Grant funds may be used for eligible expenses, including:

  • meeting business costs, including utilities, wages or rent
  • seeking financial, legal or other advice to support business continuity planning
  • developing the business through marketing and communications activities
  • any other supporting activities related to the operation of the business.

What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible, businesses must:

  • be in Victoria
  • be registered as operating in an eligible industry sector identified in the List of Eligible ANZSIC classes
  • be the 'presenter' of a 'live performance event' that was to take place 11:59pm on Thursday 27 May 2021 and 11:59pm on Thursday 24 June 2021 and was cancelled due to the restrictions that began at 11.59pm on Thursday 27 May 2021
  • have incurred unrecoverable costs as a result of the restrictions greater than $7,000 for the live performance event that is the subject of the application
  • hold an Australian business number (ABN) registered in Victoria and have held that ABN at Thursday 27 May 2021.

How do you apply?

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

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