2021 COVID-19 Business Support Grants

Applications closed

Applications are no longer being accepted for employing businesses, not-for-profit organisations and non-employing sole traders.

Employing businesses and not-for-profit organisations can track the status of existing submitted applications by visiting the QRIDA portal.

This program is to support Queensland businesses impacted by the August 2021 COVID-19 lockdowns in Queensland.

Grant status

Business type Payroll size Available funding Grant status
Employing Queensland small businesses and not-for-profit organisations less than $1.3 million $10,000 Closed
Employing Queensland medium sized businesses and not-for-profit organisations between $1.3 million and $10 million $15,000 Closed
Employing Queensland large sized tourism and hospitality focused businesses and not-for-profit organisations more than $10 million $30,000 Closed
Employing businesses and not-for-profit organisations located in the border business zone n/a $5,000 Closed
Non-employing sole traders based in Queensland n/a $1,000 (Sole trader grant)Closed
Non-employing sole traders located in the border business zone n/a $1,000 (Hardship payment)Closed

Grant information

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Non-employing sole traders

Applications for non-employing sole traders closed on 30 November 2021.

Key document

Read the administrative direction that established the basis for the non-employing sole trader grant.

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Employing businesses or not-for-profit organisations

Applications for employing businesses and not-for-profit organisations closed on the 16 November 2021.

Employing businesses – request a review

If your application as an employing business or not-for-profit organisation has not been successful, you may request a review of the decision.

Information to submit when requesting a review

When preparing your written request, you must provide QRIDA with adequate information outlining why you are requesting a review, including:

  • your reason(s) for review
  • information on how you meet the specific scheme eligibility criteria that QRIDA considers have not been met
  • any critical information that was not included in your original application or that you believe has been overlooked
  • any additional information requested by QRIDA that supports your reasoning and assists QRIDAs Chief Executive Officer to make a decision about your request.

Email your review request to contact_us@qrida.qld.gov.au.

Key documents

Read the frequently asked questions, guidelines and supplementary guidelines (for the border business zone) for more information.

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