The “Stage 3 - Stay at Home” restrictions have been reintroduced. Council will close a number of facilities in line with these directions.
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(Last update: 8 July 2020)
From 11:59pm on 8 July if you live in metropolitan Melbourne and the Mitchell Shire you must stay at home with Stage 3 restrictions in place. You can only leave home for one of the four reasons – shopping for food and supplies, care and caregiving, exercise, and study and work, if you can’t do it from
DHHS provides daily updates and details about restrictions including information for businesses.
Get the latest updates for businesses in Victoria.
With Stage 3 restrictions now in place, Business Victoria have created a dedicated Coronavirus business support web portal, which includes information on business support packages, business restrictions, and guidelines for specific industries.
Whitehorse City Council offers free mentoring vouchers to access the Small Business Mentoring Service.
Valued at $100, the voucher will provide access to a one on one mentoring session (up to 90 minutes), at a time and date suitable to you.
One voucher per Whitehorse business may be claimed.
The Australian Taxation Office are delivering a range of webinars in lieu of face to face seminars. These are short webinars designed to suit a range of industries.
The Business Resilience Program, run through the Melbourne Innovation Centre is specifically designed to assist small businesses suffering the impacts of the COVID-19 crisis.
Emerge stronger with free online learning
The impacts of coronavirus (COVID-19) are being felt by many of Victoria’s small businesses. Get practical help with free online courses, live and on-demand events and a range of business resources to help you prepare for a strong recovery.
The draft Investment and Economic Development Strategy Extension 2020 - 2022 is now open for public comment, and will close Friday 17 July 2020.