Victorian COVID Construction Grant

Following on from the recent construction shutdown, the Victorian Government has released a new grant to assist those construction businesses unable to attend worksites due to lockdown restrictions imposed from 21 September to 4 October 2021.

The grant amount is determined on payroll size:

Please note: if you business has already received any of the following grants, your business will not be eligible for this grant.

Businesses can apply when they meet all of the following criteria

The business must:

– Metro Melbourne

– City of Greater Geelong

– Mitchell Shire

– Surf Coast Shire

Employing business must also:

be registered with Worksafe Victoria

Non-employing businesses must:

hold a WorkSafe Construction Induction Training Card (White card or ‘ticket’) and these details must be supplied in the grant application

You can find out more at Construction Grant FAQ’s


How do I apply?

Easy Way – Let Suntax apply for the COVID Construction grant on your behalf by here. The cost to prepare this application is $450 plus GST, which is fully refundable if your grant application is not successful*


You can apply directly as a business owner via the Business Victoria website.


When do applications open and close?

Applications are open right now and will close on the earlier of Tuesday the 9th of November or when the program funds are exhausted.


The directors of Suntax would like to thank the people who make up our “Expert COVID Grants Team” for their late nights and awesome efforts in processing our clients’ grants. Overall, more than 99% of our clients have survived through the COVID lockdowns with the help of their hard work.

We are really looking forward to seeing our clients’ businesses open back up and getting back to some sort of normality. Please remember to support your local small businesses, they have all been doing it tough and they are the engine room and employers in our local communities.

All going well, Suntax is planning on returning to our offices on Friday November 5th and we look forward to seeing you all in person sometime soon.

The Suntax Team

Sunbury Essendon