May 1, 2024

The $20 million Distillery Door Program focuses on developing skills, increasing tourism opportunities, expanding businesses through infrastructure and safety investment, and developing exports, supporting employment and economic opportunities across Victoria.

The Distillery Support – Safety – Hazardous Areas and Dangerous Goods Rebate is part of the Distillery Door Program, providing direct funding to businesses. The rebate will assist distillers of alcoholic beverages to invest in equipment and infrastructure to improve safety in distilleries.

A Rebate of up to 70% or 80% of the total eligible expenditure (ex GST) or up to the maximum of $50,000 (ex GST), whichever is the lesser amount, is available for equipment and infrastructure that will support improvements to safety in distilleries.

Applicants will be required to make a cash co-contribution of a minimum of 20% or 30% of the total eligible expenditure on infrastructure and equipment on the project.

CLICK HERE to learn more, and to read the program guidelines.

Applications close on 30 September 2024 at 5pm or until funds are fully subscribed.