Support for your business during COVID-19

Visit our COVID-19 information hub for information on current restrictions and Yarra service changes.

Grants and programs finder

Find grants, funding and support programs from across federal, state and local government to help your business grow and succeed. 

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Create your COVIDSafe Plan

It is mandatory for every Victorian business to have a COVIDSafe Plan and understand your responsibilities to keep your staff and customers safe. 

COVIDSafe signs, posters and templates 

Posters, signs and other resources to display and use at your business to support your COVIDSafe setting. 

Mental health support

It is important you know how to look after your own mental health, as well as that of your employees.

Free, confidential wellbeing and mental health support is now available to business owners, your employees and family members. The Partners in Wellbeing hotline provides one-on-one support to improve wellbeing, as well as free access to business advisers and financial counsellors. Call 1300 375 330 from 9am to 10pm on weekdays and 9am to 5pm on weekends.

Wellbeing and mental health support in languages other than English

Free online mentoring sessions

Business Victoria offers free online mentoring sessions to help you start or grow your small business. 

Available Monday to Friday, the one-on-one mentoring sessions will provide information on your business idea or how to grow your existing business. 

Small Business Bus 

Operated by Business Victoria, the Small Business Bus is a 'travelling office on wheels', offering friendly and professional business assistance. Book your appointment now. 

Upskill My Business

Receive free training to help you prepare for a strong recovery after the COVID-19 pandemic via Upskill My Business. Topics include:

  • building resilience through COVID-19
  • managing cash flow
  • managing worker and employer mental health and wellbeing.

Business recovery and resilience mentoring

The Victorian Government and the Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry are delivering a business mentoring program to help you navigate the economic challenges posed by COVID-19 restrictions.

Eligible business owners can receive up to four 2-hour mentoring sessions with an experienced professional who will help you make informed decisions about the future of your business.