MP calls for more support

Grants should be extended outside of lockdown areas
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Tim McCurdy (MLA, Ovens Valley).

WANGARATTA-based state MP Tim McCurdy (MLA, Ovens Valley) is calling on the State Government to provide financial support to Ovens Valley businesses that have been impacted by Coronavirus restrictions.

Mr McCurdy said a $5000 grant on offer to help businesses in Stage 3 lockdown in Melbourne and Mitchell Shire needed to be increased and extended as it was not just those in the lockdown areas who were being severely impacted.

“Businesses in the Ovens Valley are doing it extremely tough as they have lost so much trade due to border closures and the re-introduction of Stage 3 restrictions in Melbourne and Mitchell Shire,” he said.

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