The Territory Labor Government is offering immediate one-off payments for businesses affected by the most recent lockdown in Katherine.

As part of the Territory Business Lockdown Payment, businesses who have had to cease trading or have suffered a revenue loss of 50 per cent are eligible for an immediate payment of $1000.

Eligible small businesses are those who are actively trading with a turnover of $75,000 to $10 million and less than 20 full-time equivalent staff.

Businesses that are ordered to stay closed during an and Extended Closure period by the Chief Health Officer, including but not limited to gyms, indoor and outdoor markets, indoor public swimming pools will be able to apply for an additional one-off $2,000 grant.

The payment will help to cover ongoing costs, and provide support over the 72 hour lockdown period.

The Territory Labor Government paid out more than $4.6 million in funding to support small businesses in the first two COVID-19 lockdowns.

Applications close 5pm, Friday 19 November 2021.

For more information or to access the payments, visit Northern Territory’s website. 

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