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COVID - 19 Small Business Energy Support Grant Program

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Eligibility Declaration

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Before proceeding with the application, please ensure that you meet all eligibility criteria in the Guidelines.

If you are unsure about your eligibility, please contact Business Tasmania on 1800 440 026 or

Providing false or misleading information will result in the grant being repayable upon demand, and jeopardise any current or future application for support.


I am lodging this application as the Business Owner or direct employee/staff of the Applicant-business. * Required
With regard to electricity or water supply, one of the following circumstances apply to my business: * Required
Response required.
Embedded network customers are those businesses that get their power from a landlord or building owner like shops in a shopping centre, tenants in managed office accommodation or leaseholders at a business estate.
    Please attach all pages of your supporting documents.
    I did not have any business electric or water bill waived by a provider anytime between 1 April and 30 June 2020.
    My business currently employs staff (excluding the business owner such as sole trader, business partner, trustee or Company Director) of up to 19 FTE (full-time equivalent). * Required
    Must be a whole number (no decimal place) and at least 1. 
    My business has an Australian Business Number (ABN), which have been active on or before 12 March 2020, and continues to be active. * Required
    My business is registered for GST and attached below is the most recent Business Activity Statement (BAS). * Required
      A minimum of 1 file must be attached. 
      My business is physically located in Tasmania and the owner/s reside in Tasmania. * Required
      My business is not a government body, government agency, a government business enterprise; or public company under the meaning as defined in the Corporations Act 2001. * Required
      My business is a not-for-profit / incorporated or charity organisation. * Required
      Response required.
        My business is not under External Administration or bankruptcy. * Required
        My business had an aggregated annual turnover of below $10 million for 2018-19 or 2019-20 financial year; OR if a recently established business, estimates that annual turnover will be under $10 million for 2020-21 financial year. * Required
          A minimum of 1 file must be attached. 
          I acknowledge that by submitting this application, the amount I am applying for is $1 000.00. * Required