COVID-19 Stimulus and Support - Tasmania


There are a range of stimulus and support initiatives for businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. This includes, but is not limited to:

  • The small business energy support grant program offers one off payments of $1000 to businesses that have not been eligible for the COVID-19 electricity, water and/or sewerage wavier available from service providers from 1 April 2020.
  • The business vehicle registration relief package provides small businesses with the ability to freeze their business vehicle registrations for both light and heavy vehicles for up to a maximum of 12 months. For heavy vehicles over 4.5 tonnes, the government will also waive fees for registration and the road component of motor tax for 12 months.
  • Fisheries assistance allows for payment waivers for licence fees for the next 12 months for licence holders in numerous Tasmanian wild capture fisheries.

There is also a range of non-business related assistance available for communities, households and individuals.

Service type

Advisory Material

Advisory material provides advice and guidance in undertaking a business.

Administering agency

Department of Premier and Cabinet