COVID-19 Resources

Eat Drink Casey’s COVID-19 Online Hub for food and drink businesses. Click on hyperlink below to move to relevant section.

Business Victoria

Business support, advice and information to help your business deal with Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources from Business Victoria.

Hospitality Industry Guidelines for coronavirus (COVID-19)


  • Guidelines for resuming service from 1 June
  • Hospitality checklists and factsheets to support a safe reopening
  • Signage to display at your venue

Reopening of cafes, restaurants and other food and drink facilities FAQs

Health Information Alerts

Federal Government Health Information

Victorian State Government Health Information

Restaurant Catering Australia

Restaurant Catering Australia (R&CA) has created a Coronavirus Information Hub to keep business owners updated during the coronavirus pandemic.

Listen to the Open Table webcast from recording below and find out more about the state by state reopening guidelines and best practices from the Restaurant and Catering Association.Restaurant Reopening 101: Guidelines and best practices.

Key points on relaxation of restrictions and new obligations on businesses
1 June 2020

Restaurant Reopening 101: Guidelines and best practices.

City of Casey

Businesses can find support or financial assistance available during the COVID-19 pandemic by using the Victorian Government’s new finder tool

The City of Casey has set up the Casey Business Helpline to provide individual and tailored support for local businesses during the pandemic. The helpline provides businesses with information on relief packages available from both Federal and State Governments. 

To contact the Casey Business Helpline, please call 9705 5200 and ask for one of the Economic Development officers. 

Casey Cardinia Region

The City of Casey and Cardinia Shire Councils COVID-19 Business Support resources. They are keen to hear from local business – such as yourselves – on how this period has affected your business and how we might be able to assist you. Just email us your thoughts at

Food and Hospitality Masterclass – 30 April 2020

Featuring guest speakers, Jane Del Rosso – The Business of Food, James Eling – Online Restaurant Ordering System and Clive Canal – Whozcookn, this session discussed how you can change the way you do business to not only survive the current environment, but to potentially expand into new markets and new customers.

South East Melbourne

The South East Melbourne organisation, also known as SEM, is a grouping of seven councils as well as businesses and community organisations, which includes the City of Casey.

SEM Regional Business Survey

City of Casey and Cardinia Shire Council recognise the significant impact the COVID19 pandemic is having on our local economy and are committed to helping your business survive this difficult period and thrive on the other side.

Through their partnership with the South East Melbourne (SEM) group of Councils they are seeking crucial information on how this disruption has affected your business.

They invite you to participate in a short survey to help inform local recovery and support programs that best respond to your needs and to assist the Councils in advocating on your behalf to State and Federal Government. Take the survey now.

This survey will close at 5pm on 16 May 2020.

Victorian Chamber of Commerce

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources from the Victorian Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber will provide a 12 month membership waiver for any new entry level membership, Networker is $350 and Essentials is $700.

How can I promote my business?

​List your business on the Eat Drink Casey website and you will receive free coverage of your business via the website and Eat Drink Casey social media platforms. Check to see if you are already listed as a basic listing (you can easily claim the listing) and upgrade to a feature listing for FREE. You won’t need to update your listing frequently, as there are links to your website and social media. Feature listings have the opportunity to be featured on the Eat Drink Casey blog and in the weekly email newsletter, as well as shout outs on social media.

Further Assistance

Please get in touch with Michelle if you require further assistance to reopen your business. With a diverse background in hospitality, administration, marketing and communications, as a Business Concierge at Marquet Events, she will help you stay focused on your business, to help you reopen and to further grow your business.

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