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    Before and after school care voucher scheme

    Program status: Open

    The before and after school care voucher scheme assists NSW families with the costs of before and after school care.

    Families with children attending primary school in NSW can apply for a one-off voucher of $500 per child aged 4 to 13 years to put towards before and after school care expenses.

    Business registration is closed.

    Participating businesses can accept vouchers until 31 December 2022.

    Visit Before and after school care voucher.

    First Lap learn to swim vouchers

    Program status: Open

    Parents, guardians and carers of children aged 3 to 6 years can use a $100 voucher towards the cost of swimming lessons.

    If your business provides in-person weekly or intensive learn-to-swim programs over a minimum of 5 lessons, you may be eligible to register.

    Visit Register as a First Lap provider.


    SafeWork small business rebate

    Program status: Open

    If you are a NSW small business owner or sole trader who employs less than 50 full-time workers, you may be eligible for a SafeWork small business rebate of up to $1,000 on the cost of equipment that makes your workplace safer. Charities and not-for-profit organisations can also apply.

    Visit SafeWork small business rebate.

    Non-government support

    Assistance for Indigenous businesses

    Indigenous Business Australia provides economic development opportunities to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people through:

    • loans and financial services
    • business finance and partnerships.

    Find out about assistance available:

    Financial institutions

    The Australian Banking Association has outlined 3 key stages to repayments for eligible business owners who continue to experience financial difficulty as a result of COVID-19. This includes options to pay in full, make partial payments or access further hardship assistance.

    Customers will need to contact their financial institutions to discuss the options available to them.

    Visit Australian Banking Association or contact your banking institution directly.

    Last updated: 28 October 2022