If there's a confirmed COVID-19 case in your business

The Victorian Government offers information and advice for businesses that have a confirmed case of COVID-19 in the workplace.

This includes steps to take, managing staff, financial support for workers who test positive and must isolate, and more.

City of Port Phillip Assistance

COVID-19 Business Concierge and Hospitality Support Program

Council can offer one-one-one support and guidance to help you implement the correct COVIDSafe practices and meet the regulations. The Business Concierge and Hospitality Support Program has been developed in conjunction with the Victorian Government, to assist local businesses, including community groups in meeting their COVID requirements.

Council support officers can assist businesses with COVIDSafe requirements such as:

  • COVIDSafe Plans
  • Service Victoria QR Code Check In
  • Signs, posters and templates for display, including multilingual signage

Contact a support officer to arrange:

Email: Lara Jakica - Lara.Jakica@portphillip.vic.gov.au and Alen Alic - Alen.Alic@portphillip.vic.gov.au
Phone: 03 9209 6292

In recognition of the significant financial impact on businesses and the community, and on-going commitment to provide assistance for recovery, footpath trading fees are waived until 31 December 2021. These fees have been continuously waived since 1 April 2020.

Victorian Government Assistance

Australian Government Assistance

Further Resources

For more information call Business Victoria on 13 22 15.

Information and resources can also be accessed via the Victorian Government’s financial support for businesses and workers.

For the latest information on the restrictions, please visit the Department of Health and Human Services.