Tropical Cyclone Seroja Small Business Recovery Grants WA


Reimbursement grants are available to help WA small businesses directly impacted by Tropical Cyclone Seroja cover cyclone-related clean-up and reinstatement costs for their business.

Open

Closes in 202 days

Closing date: 30 Jun 2022

What do you get?

Funding of up to $25,000.

Who is this for?

WA small businesses impacted by Tropical Cyclone Seroja.

Overview

Funding must be used for clean-up and reinstatement costs, including:

  • equipment and materials to undertake clean-up
  • carting away damaged goods and material, including cost of disposal
  • payment for trades people to conduct safety inspections
  • essential repairs to premises and internal fittings (e.g. floor covering, electrical rewiring, shelving)
  • purchase or hire/lease costs for equipment essential to the immediate resumption of operations
  • additional labour costs (above and beyond normal wage expenditure)
  • leasing of temporary premises, and
  • replacement of stock, which is essential to the immediate resumption of operations.

What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible, small businesses must:

  • be a registered business with an Australian business number (ABN)
  • have been conducting their business prior to and including the date of the eligible disaster
  • if a sole trader, derived the majority of their income from the business prior to the cyclone
  • have suffered direct damage to their premises and/or tools of trade
  • intend to re-establish their business in the same area
  • be located within the defined emergency region, defined as the following local government areas:
    • Carnamah
    • Carnarvon
    • Chapman Valley
    • Coorow
    • Dalwallinu
    • Dandaragan
    • Greater Geraldton
    • Irwin
    • Koorda
    • Mingenew
    • Morawa
    • Mount Marshall
    • Northampton
    • Perenjori
    • Shark Bay
    • Three Springs.

How do you apply?

Find out more about eligibility and how to apply at Tropical Cyclone Seroja Small Business Recovery Grants.