Have you registered for the Small Business Digital Adaptation Program?
You should have arrived this page by following a link in your registration email.
If you used someone else’s email or followed another link please register now. You will not be able to participate fully in the program and receive a purchase rebate without registering.
Here you will find information about each of the product suppliers who have partnered with the Victorian Government as well as training workshops and seminars to help you build the digital capability of your business.
You may complete multiple digital product trials and unlimited training workshops.
Digital products and training options will continue to be added every two weeks until 31 December 2020. We will update you when new digital products are added.
Digital product trials
Transform your hospitality venue with a beautiful, digital menu from Mr Yum.
Venues see their average order value increase by 20-40 per cent. Optimise and edit your menu on the fly, make data-driven decisions and build a valuable customer list for marketing.
With a guest register built in, customers simply scan a QR code to browse your menu with photos, upsells and cross sells. They can also order pickup or delivery using your own team members or using our DoorDash Drive integration for just half the cost of the delivery apps.
It’s seamlessly point-of-sale integrated, no app to download, no upfront costs and no lock-in contracts.
MYOB has all your online accounting needs covered. From power payroll to automated expense tracking, you’ll spend less time on your books and more time on your business.
Better yet, going digital means never having to worry about losing bills or receipts again! You can even invite your accountant or bookkeeper directly into your MYOB software to make tax time a breeze.
Getting started is simple and you don’t have to do it alone. By joining MYOB, you’ll receive dedicated phone and chat support to help you get the most out your software.
Shopify aims to make commerce better for everyone by making it easy to sell online with everything you need all in one place.
Create an ecommerce website, backed by powerful tools that help you find customers, market your business, and manage your day-to-day, simply and easily.
With Shopify you will be able to sell your products through your website, social media channels and even your own physical store if you have one. They will also help you sell with online marketplaces all through Shopify.
Square creates tools that help sellers start, run, and grow their businesses. Square enables sellers to accept card payments and also provides sophisticated reporting and analytics tools.
Square’s free point-of-sale software and other business services can help manage inventory, locations and employees, engage customers, and grow sales. With Square, sellers can also build a website or online store.
Squarespace empowers millions of dreamers, makers, and doers by providing them with the tools they need to bring their creative ideas to life. On Squarespace's dynamic all-in-one platform, customers can claim a domain, build a website, sell online, and market a brand.
Their suite of products combines cutting-edge design and world-class engineering, making it easier than ever to establish and own your online presence.
Xero is a cloud-based accounting software platform for small businesses with 2.38 million subscribers globally.
Through Xero, small business owners and their advisors have access to real-time financial data anytime, anywhere and on any device.
Xero offers an ecosystem of over 800 third-party apps and 200 plus connections to banks and other financial partners.
How to obtain your purchase rebate
This is a purchase rebate program and places are limited. You will need to sign up for and purchase your preferred digital product from the list of partner suppliers on this page. Follow the prompts on the product supplier’s webpage to make your purchase.
We will contact you by email about making an application for a purchase rebate one month after you have registered. If you have not registered for the program, please do so now. Only registered businesses will receive an email with information about making an application.
You will need to provide evidence of purchase to apply for a rebate. So please save your receipt and confirmation email in a safe place. Your rebate will cover at least 12 months’ access to a mid-range to premium digital product available under the program.
We will contact you again six weeks after you apply for a purchase rebate. You will be asked about your product use and steps towards digital adaptation. You will receive a purchase rebate of $1,200 after confirming continued product use.
You will need pay the ongoing costs of access to your digital product after fully utilising the rebate.
You will be contacted to participate in an evaluation survey after six and 12 months. This is important to help understand the effectiveness and impact of the program. Survey completion is a requirement of participation in the program.
More information about the Small Business Digital Adaptation Program including program guidelines and frequently asked questions is available on the program page.
You must use the rebate to purchase a digital product under the program or repay the unused amount.
Workshops and training
Choose from a range of workshops and training as part of your Small Business Digital Adaptation Program. Gain new skills and knowledge to keep your business moving forward.
All workshops are free and delivered online. You may complete unlimited workshops.
Find detailed information on all available workshops and register online.