Nightclub Assistance Program WA


This program provides WA nightclubs with a one-off payment to help them survive the impacts of COVID-19.
Open

Closes in 31 days

Closing date: 30 Jun 2022

What you get?

Payment amounts vary between $12,500 and $50,000.

Who is this for?

Western Australian nightclub licensees.

Overview

One-off payments are available for eligible nightclub licensees that have experienced a 30% decline in revenue due to the Level 1 Public Health and Social Measures requirements for density limits and social distancing.

Payment amounts are based on the following categories:

  • $12,500 one-off payment for nightclubs with patron capacity license less than 250
  • $25,000 one-off payment for nightclubs with patron capacity license between 250 and 500
  • $50,000 one-off payment for nightclubs with patron capacity license greater than 500.

What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible, the nightclub must:

  • have a valid and active Australian business number (ABN)
  • be located in WA
  • have a valid and active nightclub licence issued by the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries
  • have a minimum annual turnover of  $50,000 per annum (excluding GST)
  • have incurred a 30% reduction in turnover compared to last year over a 6-week period between 1 January 2022 to 30 April 2022 due to the impact of COVID-19 health and social measures requirements for density limits and social distancing
  • have an Australian bank account.

How do you apply?

Find out more about eligibility and how to apply at Nightclub Assistance Program.