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Bushfire-hit Victorian businesses bounce back as government vouchers deliver reprieve – ABC News

Some 52,000 people opted to use Victoria’s travel vouchers in the first round of the stimulus package. Business owners reeling from Black Summer say it made a huge…

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A little more than 12 months ago, Rob Fraser stood in his front yard holding a soaking towel and preparing to make, if necessary, a potentially lifesaving jump into a nearby dam.
Key points:

  • Upwards of $85m was spent in regional Victorian tourist areas via a coronavirus voucher package this summer
  • The highest number of vouchers were claimed on the Mornington Peninsula and Bass Coast
  • The state has released 90,000 additional vouchers to businesses impacted by lockdowns

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