Victorian Bushfires commencing 21 November 2019

The Victorian and Commonwealth Governments have announced support programs for primary producers and small businesses impacted by the Victorian Bushfires commencing 21 November 2019.

The support includes:

Applications will be assessed in order of receipt against the eligibility criteria.

Applications for the Emergency Bushfire Primary Industries Grant and Emergency Transport Support Program close on 31 July 2020.​

Applications for the Victorian Bushfires Concessional Loans close on 31 August 2020.

Applications for the Small Business Bushfire Support Grant close on 31 December 2020.

Applications for the Wine Grape Testing Rebate close on 31 October 2020.

Additional Information

For other support available to primary producers visit Agriculture Victoria. This includes information about support for fencing, accessing the Rural Financial Counselling Service, support specific for winegrape growers and resources to support your recovery. 

Small Business Bushfire Recovery Grants are also available to small businesses that are not primary producers. To access these grants please visit Business Victoria.  

For broader information about bushfire recovery and response please visit Bushfire Recovery Victoria