Support4Work Grant NSW

The Support4Work Grant provides small businesses with funding to help them manage the recovery at work of an injured employee.


What do you get?

Funding of up to $4000.

Who is this for?

NSW small businesses with an injured employee.


Support4work provides funding to small businesses to help them manage the recovery at work of an injured person while the business recovers from the economic impacts of COVID-19.

Support4work offers $4000 to support workers’ recovery at work and is paid in two payments:

  • Payment 1: $2000, paid following the return of the injured person to the workplace.
  • Payment 2: $2000, paid following confirmation with both the small business and the injured person, that return to work is continuing. The review will occur five weeks after recommencing employment.

What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible, a small business must:

  • employ up to 19 full-time (or equivalent) workers
  • pay a workers compensation base tariff premium of $30,000 or less
  • hold a current workers compensation policy with an insurer in NSW covering the injured person who is recovering from injury
  • have been unable to offer suitable work due to the business impacts of COVID-19 at the time of the employees injury

Eligibility criteria also apply to the injured person, they must:

  • have current capacity/fitness for work for 10 hours per week or more
  • be receiving or entitled to receive weekly payments under the Workers Compensation Act 1987
  • be an existing employee of the small business
  • have a date of injury on or before 30 June 2020

How do you apply?

Find out more about eligibility and how to apply at Support4Work Grant.

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