Small Business Grant

Using the online form

Information required

The following information will be required to register for the Small Business Grant (SBG).

Business Details

You will need to provide:

  • your Australian Business Number (ABN)

  • you total Australian Wages for the previous financial year

  • your business address

  • your postal address

  • a contact name and daytime telephone number¬†

  • an email address (your email address will be your username and therefore a username must be unique for each client).

Note: You must register at least one new job to submit your online application for the grant.

New Job Details

You will need to provide the following details:

  • new employee's start date

  • new job title

  • type of job (i.e. full-time, part-time or casual)

  • postcode / suburb where the new job is situated

  • new employee's given and family name

  • new employee's date of birth

  • number of existing staff working over and under 35 hours per week immediately before the new job was filled

  • total number of hours worked per week by all staff working less than 35 hours per week

  • number of full time equivalent (FTE) employees immediately before the new job was filled. You will have the option for OSR to calculate your FTE employees or manually calculate this figure

Note: Once you have chosen your method of FTE calculation, you must use this method for each additional new job entered. To change this method of calculation, please contact us.

Lodging a claim online

When you register for the grant, you do not need to provide any supporting evidence. However, you must, provide supporting evidence when claiming for the grant.

Supporting evidence may include but is not limited to:

  • your most recent payslip before the anniversary date
  • a PAYG Payment Summary relating to the financial year that falls within the 12 month grant period.

Estimated time

If you have all the required information, it should take you about 10 minutes to complete and submit the registration form online.


Once you have completed and submitted your application, you will receive a registration number and reference number for each new job.

Saving details

When registering your business for the grant you will not be able to save your information until you have completed the full application process.


To print any page of the online registration form, use the print icon on your web browser.

Modifying details

You can view and modify your details (except the number of FTE employees) at any stage using the online application. If you need to modify the number of FTE employees, please contact us.

Withdrawing a new job

You can withdraw a new job registration at any stage. Once a registration has been withdrawn, you cannot make any further changes to the application.

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Contact us

Phone 1300 241 869


Last updated: 14 June 2016