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Outdoor Entertainment Rebate Program gives up to $300 from Bass Coast Shire Council
Bass Coast Shire Council's Outdoor Entertainment Rebate Program will give businesses rebates of up to $300 for providing outdoor entertainment this summer.
From Tuesday, 4 January, entertainment such as live music, artist in residence, face painting, creative workshops, poetry or author reading sessions and performance artists will be eligible for the rebate, if it meets the guidelines.
Rebates can include but are not limited to live music, artist in residence, face painting, creative workshops, poetry or author reading sessions, and performance artists
Opportunity for local businesses
Bass Coast Shire Mayor, Cr Michael Whelan said the program presents a wonderful opportunity for the local business community to show support for the local arts community, which has also been hit really hard by the pandemic.
"Applications for the rebates will open on Monday, 10 January and will be accepted until the $50,000 in available funding is exhausted or until Thursday, 30 June, whichever comes first," Cr Whelan said.
"These rebates are being provided as part of the State Government's COVIDSafe Outdoor Activation Fund and they are open to all Bass Coast businesses, including hospitality, health and fitness, retail and hair and beauty. There are some eligibility requirements, so please visit the outdoor entertainment rebate website to find out more about the program." Cr Whelan said.
Find out more
For more information and application details, visit Bass Coast Shire outdoor entertainment rebate pageor contact Council's Business Support Team at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 1300 BCOAST (226 278) or (03) 5671 2211 or via the National Relay Service (for people with speech or hearing difficulties) on 13 36 77.
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