Stay NSW and Parents NSW vouchers expire 9 October 2022

Business registration is closed. Registered businesses can accept vouchers until 9 October.

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Vouchers

Stay NSW

Program status: Open

Stay NSW helps support accommodation providers in NSW impacted by COVID-19.

NSW residents aged 18 and over can apply for 1 x $50 voucher to use towards the cost of accommodation bookings. ​

Business registration is closed.

Registered businesses can accept Stay NSW Vouchers and Parents NSW Vouchers until 9 October 2022.

Visit Stay NSW Voucher – information for businesses.

Parents NSW

Program status: Open

The NSW Government has launched Parents NSW Vouchers to reward and thank eligible NSW households for their efforts to support learning from home in 2021.

Eligible households with children aged 4.5 to 18 years will receive 5 x $50 vouchers, worth $250 in total.

Business registration is closed.

Registered businesses can accept vouchers until 9 October 2022.

Visit Parents NSW Vouchers – information for businesses.

    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.

    Dine & Discover NSW

    Program status: Open

    Dine & Discover NSW provided support to hospitality, arts and tourism businesses.

    NSW residents were offered 6 x $25 vouchers, worth $150 in total to be used between 22 March 2021 and 30 June 2022 for:

    • dining in at restaurants, cafes, bars, wineries, pubs and clubs
    • takeaway meals
    • entertainment and recreation, including cultural institutions, live music and arts venues.

    Business registration is closed.

    Registered businesses can accept Parents NSW Vouchers until 9 October 2022.

    Visit Dine & Discover NSW – information for businesses.

    Rebates

    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: 6 October 2022