Distillery Support – Hazardous Areas and Dangerous Goods Rebate VIC

This program provides rebates to Victorian distilleries to help them invest in equipment and infrastructure to improve safety in distilleries.
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Closing date: Monday 30 September 2024 Mon 30 Sep 2024

Application detail:

Applications can be made until 30 September 2024, or until funds are fully subscribed, whichever occurs first.
 

What do you get?

Funding of up to $50,000.

Who is this for?

Victorian alcohol producers.

Overview

Eligible expenditure includes:

  • costs associated with having a Hazarous Area Assessment or Dangerous Goods Audit undertaken
  • purchase and installation of equipment and infrastructure as recommended in either a Hazardous Area Assessment, Dangerous Goods Audit, OHS Essentials Program relating to hazardous areas and dangerous goods, or assessment by a Worksafe dangerous goods inspector undertaken from 1 April 2023 until closing date
  • training specific to the technology for safe operation of equipment recommended (external costs only).

Rebates of up to 70% or 80% of the total eligible expenditure (GST exclusive) or up to the maximum of $50,000 (GST exclusive) are available.

Applicants are expected to make a co-contribution of:

  • 20% cash co-contribution if no more than 10,000 litres of alcohol produced in the 2022-23 financial year
  • 30% cash co-contribution if greater than 10,000 litres of alcohol produced in the 2022-23 financial year.

Check if you can apply

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • have a current Australian business number (ABN)
  • be registered as a business in Victoria
  • be a legal entity (an association, corporation, trustee or individual with legal standing)
  • own at least one still with a capacity of 50 L or more
  • hold a valid ATO manufacturer licence to produce distilled alcoholic beverages
  • hold a current general or producer’s liquor licence issued by Liquor Control Victoria
  • have had Hazardous Area Assessment, Dangerous Goods Audit, OHS Essentials Program relating to hazardous areas and dangerous goods, or an assessment by a Worksafe dangerous goods inspector
  • be able to meet the agreed (minimum 20-30%) cash co-contribution requirement.

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