A range of government funding and rebate programs are available to support tourism businesses to understand their resource use and implement resource-efficient practices, systems and technologies.

Support programs

Boosting Business Productivity 

The $6.1 million Boosting Business Productivity program supports businesses to access expert advice and support needed to cut energy and materials costs, reduce greenhouse emissions, and improve energy productivity. The program includes grants for businesses, a sustainable finance service, and various training, events, and information resources.

Visit Sustainability Victoria to find out more information about this program.

Gas Efficiency Masterclasses

Sustainability Victoria is hosting free Gas Efficiency Masterclasses for business that will help you improve energy efficiency and get a grip on your gas bills.

Practical and cost effective ideas will be provided on how businesses can cut energy costs with the help of energy efficiency and renewable energy.

Sustainable Finance

Sustainability Victoria offers a free finance facilitation service to all businesses, property owners, councils and community groups seeking to invest in energy efficiency and renewable energy.

In collaboration with the Sustainable Australia Fund, the service assists businesses with Environmental Upgrade Finance (EUF) An EUF – an agreement between a property owner, a bank and local government that helps tenants and building owners pay for energy efficiency building upgrades through their council rates.

The finance facilitation service is open to all Victorian businesses, not just those receiving support from a Sustainability Victoria grant.