Live Performance Support Program (Suppliers) VIC

This program provides funding to businesses that have been impacted with the cancellation or postponement of live performance events as a result of May to June 2021 circuit breaker action.


The grant is no longer available

What do you get?

Funding of $500 per event.

Who is this for?

Suppliers of goods and services to Victorian live performance events.


Suppliers of goods and services involved with live performance events, including musicians and performers, will be eligible for a grant of $500 per event where the events they were contracted to support could not proceed because of COVID-19 restrictions.

Contracted suppliers include:

  • performers
  • crew
  • merchandise sellers
  • technicians
  • engineers.

What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible, businesses must:

  • be in Victoria
  • be registered operating in an eligible industry sector identified in the List of Eligible ANZSIC classes
  • be a 'contracted supplier' 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 as its principal activity the supply of goods and services to performance events
  • have incurred unrecoverable costs as a result of the restrictions, greater than $500 for each 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 (Suppliers).

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