Venue Resources

Guides to assist Venues with reopening & other helpful information:

Explanation of the JobKeeper Payment Stimulus Package

If you’re wanting to understand what benefits may be available to you within the Government Stimulus package, you can read a recent breakdown of it here. More information regarding the JobKeeper extension is available here. An earlier and easy-to-understand summary can be found here.

Fact sheets from Government explaining the JobKeeper Payment Stimulus Package can be accessed here:

Get Online

For those who would like to continue with aspects of your business online as restrictions ease, here are some things you can do to raise funds from patrons.

  • Create and sell digital vouchers (Like Your Local is custom-designed for venues trying to increase cashflow amidst COVID-19)
  • Run a crowdfunding campaign to raise funds for staff
  • Sell branded merch – think outside the box
  • Offer take-away or delivery meals. If offering delivery, consider keeping your staff on as delivery drivers, rather than using a service like ubereats.
  • Offer take-away alcohol (if your license allows it)
  • Investigate live streaming performances
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Get Connected
  • Encourage your staff to join Job share groups on facebook to fill the gaps
  • Join the Victorian Chamber of Commerce – The Chamber is an independent voice for Victorian business and supports businesses towards growth and prosperity.
  • Is your Music Victoria Membership up to date? Renew here