Phone text scam alert – Business Costs Assistance Program

Please be aware of an SMS scam that targets recipients of the Victorian Government’s Business Costs Assistance Program round 4.

The scam text message asks people to click on a link and update information. The scam text message reads:

We are updating Info for BUSINESS COSTS ASSISTANCE PROGRAM GRANTS (Round 4) kindly use the link provided below to complete necessary Info required as displayed on your mygov dashboard to avoid payment delay.

Do not click on the link and do not provide any information.

Business Victoria does not send out text messages asking businesses to disclose credit card, banking or financial details, and email correspondence from Business Victoria will always come from an email address ending in

For more information please contact the Business Victoria hotline on 13 22 15, open seven days a week 8.00am to 6.00pm.