Support for Knox during the pandemic

From the office of Shaun Leane MP

The coronavirus pandemic has been difficult for everyone in Victoria. Please remember to check in with your friends and loved ones during this time.

The State and Commonwealth Governments have been working together to provide supports to individuals doing it tough during restrictions, including:

  • $250 Power Saving Bonus for eligible Pensioner Concession and Health Care Card holders
  • $450 Test Isolation Payment for Victorians who have no income or paid leave entitlements while awaiting the result of a coronavirus test 
  • $1,500 Pandemic Leave Disaster payment for workers who have no income or paid leave and mustself-isolate or quarantine for 14 days
  • Up to $1,500 Rent Relief grants for eligible renters
  • Covid-19 Disaster Payment for people who have lost income due to public health restrictions

Support for businesses include:

  • The Small and Medium Enterprise Recovery Loan Scheme
  • Commercial Tenancy Relief Scheme
  • Support for the Victorian Events Industry
  • Coronavirus liquor licence fee relief

Find more information about available coronavirus support on the Victorian coronavirus website and our Gully News listing here.

If you have any questions or if you need further assistance, please do not hesitate to call my office on 9887 0255

Shaun Leane

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