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The 2021 COVID-19 business grant provided support for businesses that experienced reduced demand or had to close due to the public health orders. It provided businesses across NSW with cash flow support for the first 3 weeks of the 2021 COVID restrictions (26 June to 17 July 2021) with either $7,500, $10,500 or $15,000.

This table represents the distribution of the COVID-19 business grant (2021) to businesses located in NSW. This grant opened on 19 July 2021 and closed on 1 October 2021.

Data is current as at 18 January 2022.

Local government area Number of recipients Total amount paid
Albury 803 $9,243,000
Armidale Regional 231 $2,601,000
Ballina 497 $5,601,000
Balranald 48 $594,000
Bathurst Regional 413 $4,596,000
Bayside 4,762 $57,987,000
Bega Valley 472 $5,503,500
Bellingen 144 $1,699,500
Berrigan 192 $2,395,500
Blacktown 7,149 $85,923,000
Bland 52 $576,000
Blayney 56 $681,000
Blue Mountains 1,649 $19,843,500
Bogan 9 $108,000
Bourke 19 $208,500
Broken Hill 93 $987,000
Burwood 1,496 $18,412,500
Byron 1,191 $13,828,500
Cabonne 184 $2,265,000
Camden 2,868 $34,242,000
Campbelltown 3,061 $36,805,500
Canada Bay 2,743 $33,655,500
Canterbury-Bankstown 11,937 $148,710,000
Carrathool 21 $265,500
Central Coast 7,425 $88,663,500
Cessnock 698 $8,314,500
Clarence Valley 366 $3,933,000
Cobar 26 $289,500
Coffs Harbour 872 $9,823,500
Coolamon 23 $292,500
Coonamble 24 $273,000
Cootamundra-Gundagai Regional 110 $1,213,500
Cowra 110 $1,203,000
Cumberland 7,507 $94,299,000
Dubbo Regional 553 $6,327,000
Dungog 120 $1,380,000
Edward River 131 $1,584,000
Eurobodalla 598 $6,744,000
Fairfield 5,615 $68,544,000
Federation 226 $2,724,000
Forbes 84 $936,000
Georges River 4,308 $52,258,500
Gilgandra 27 $316,500
Glen Innes Severn 60 $655,500
Goulburn Mulwaree 328 $3,868,500
Greater Hume Shire 158 $2,136,000
Griffith 203 $2,349,000
Gunnedah 87 $970,500
Gwydir 22 $250,500
Hawkesbury 2,222 $26,815,500
Hay 40 $474,000
Hilltops 152 $1,767,000
Hornsby 3,301 $39,843,000
Hunters Hill 385 $4,759,500
Inner West 5,897 $71,269,500
Inverell 83 $984,000
Junee 44 $514,500
Kempsey 246 $2,835,000
Kiama 487 $5,710,500
Ku-Ring-Gai 2,689 $32,988,000
Kyogle 53 $607,500
Lachlan 37 $408,000
Lake Macquarie 2,479 $28,863,000
Lane Cove 968 $11,554,500
Leeton 50 $573,000
Lismore 355 $4,105,500
Lithgow 204 $2,298,000
Liverpool 5,952 $73,053,000
Liverpool Plains 52 $607,500
Lockhart 31 $366,000
Maitland 779 $8,758,500
Mid-Coast 813 $8,971,500
Mid-Western Regional 347 $3,988,500
Moree Plains 53 $595,500
Mosman 756 $9,226,500
Murray River 203 $2,539,500
Murrumbidgee 62 $798,000
Muswellbrook 111 $1,236,000
Nambucca Valley 169 $2,049,000
Narrabri 78 $868,500
Narrandera 32 $358,500
Narromine 38 $462,000
Newcastle 2,388 $27,064,500
North Sydney 3,110 $37,674,000
Northern Beaches 9,103 $110,559,001
Oberon 62 $729,000
Orange 498 $5,613,000
Parkes 127 $1,441,500
Parramatta 7,264 $89,074,500
Penrith 4,495 $53,029,500
Port Macquarie-Hastings 894 $10,140,000
Port Stephens 922 $10,578,000
Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional 495 $5,862,000
Randwick 3,257 $39,889,500
Richmond Valley 120 $1,348,500
Ryde 3,479 $42,784,500
Shellharbour 1,155 $13,581,000
Shoalhaven 1,630 $18,853,500
Singleton 255 $3,025,500
Snowy Monaro Regional 518 $6,163,500
Snowy Valleys 143 $1,633,500
Strathfield 1,566 $19,317,000
Sutherland Shire 6,662 $79,525,500
Sydney 16,780 $209,439,750
Tamworth Regional 424 $4,752,000
Temora 66 $765,000
Tenterfield 84 $967,500
The Hills Shire 5,889 $71,740,500
Tweed 1,032 $11,872,500
Unincorporated 53 $676,500
Unincorporated Lord Howe 26 $343,500
Unincorporated NSW 8 $85,500
Upper Hunter Shire 134 $1,578,000
Upper Lachlan Shire 81 $1,011,000
Uralla 38 $447,000
Wagga Wagga 576 $6,505,500
Walcha 25 $240,000
Walgett 43 $510,000
Warren 20 $231,000
Warrumbungle Shire 56 $606,000
Waverley 2,830 $34,749,000
Weddin 27 $313,500
Wentworth 54 $648,000
Willoughby 3,091 $37,356,000
Wingecarribee 1,192 $14,118,000
Wollondilly 1,350 $16,324,500
Wollongong 4,195 $49,750,500
Woollahra 2,135 $26,281,500
Yass Valley 165 $1,948,500

Grouped data

To protect the privacy of recipients, a small number of grants and payments have been de-identified and grouped. This includes businesses operating in NSW with a head office located interstate.

Category Number of recipients Total amount paid
De-identified LGAs 384 $4,836,000

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Last updated: 4 March 2022