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Biz Secure Individual Business Applications

This is a preview of the Biz Secure Individual Business Application Form form. When you’re ready to apply, click Fill Out Now to begin.
 

Are you eligible?

* indicates a required field.

The Biz‐Secure Program (“Program”) is intended to support Territory businesses to enhance the security of their premises against the risk of break‐ins. This initiative will also support the safety and security improvement sectors by requiring that businesses use other local businesses to carry out improvement works.

If you are found eligible, the NT Government will continue to pay for the cost of the security audit; however, you will be required to co-contribute to the cost of security improvement works on a dollar-for-dollar basis. the NT Government's contribution for improvement works is capped at $8000.

Important notes before you start

Eligible Recipient means a Territory Enterprise that:

  • is either:
    • duly incorporated under an Act of the Northern Territory or the Commonwealth, or
    • a sole trader or partnership operating pursuant to a Northern Territory registered
      Business Name, and
  • is physically located in the Northern Territory, and
  • services its customers or clientele from a shopfront premises or has at least one external publicly accessible entry/ exit point, and
  • offers goods and/ or services to the public (and, in the case of a not‐for‐profit business enterprise it is a Not for Profit Organisation), and
  • has no more than 100 persons engaged by the business (including any controlling entity/ies and including full‐time and part‐time proprietors and employees, including contract employees), and
  • is an incorporated/ registered business, and
  • holds a valid ABN in respect of the business, and
  • if it is a Not‐for‐Profit Organisation, is compliant and up to date with its legal obligations, and
  • is not an Excluded Recipient

The Department will in its absolute discretion ascertain and decide whether an applicant is eligible under this Program.

Please refer to the Terms and Conditions.

You will be in breach of the terms and conditions if you submit this application on behalf of anyone other than your own business/ organisation. Applications submitted on behalf of other entities/ parties will be declined.

Are you eligible?

I am an Eligible Recipient as defined under the Program Terms and Conditions * Required
This application is not submitted by anyone other than myself as the Eligible Recipient * Required
Do you service your customers or clientele from a shopfront premises? * Required
Do you have at least one external publicly accessible entry/ exit point? * Required
I consent to my personal information being shared between/ with relevant NT Government and external agencies/ advisers/ bodies for the purposes of ascertaining and validating my eligibility under this program * Required

Monitoring and evaluation of the Business Security Assistance Program

These questions are for research and evaluation purposes only. Your answers are not used as part of your registration and will remain confidential.

How did you hear about the Business Security Assistance Program * Required
Response required.

Application Process

Step 1 Mandatory Security Audit: Apply to confirm business eligibility and receive a voucher for the Mandatory Security Audit

Step 2 Security Improvement Works: Once the Security Audit has been completed and you have received the Audit Report, please:

  • Contact us at bizsecure@nt.gov.au and let us know how many works you wish to apply for. We will add on more forms to your application so you can submit your quotations.
  • On this improvement works application form, submit your audit report and apply for improvement works 1.
  • Click Submit on the final page marked "Submit and Review". (You can use the left hand navigation bar to shortcut to the final page) 

Maximum Eligible Grant (Voucher) Amount for an Individual Business means the sum of $10,000 (exclusive of GST) made up as follows:

  • $2,000 in contribution towards the cost of the mandatory Security Audit, and
  • up to $8,000 in contribution towards the cost of up to four Contracts for Eligible Works (in addition to the mandatory Security Audit) on a dollar‐for‐dollar matching basis as per terms and conditions.

Minimum Eligible Grant (Voucher) Amount means the sum of $500 for an Individual Business.

Applicant details

Please select what you are applying as: * Required
Response required.
Are you an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander enterprise? * Required
Legal entity name (not trading name). If a Trust, you must give the name of the Trustee of the Trust and attach a copy of the entire trust deed further below in this application form
Can be the same as legal entity name

This section is not applicable because of your response to question: "Please select what you are applying as:" on page 1

Legal Entity Type * Required
Response required.
If your entity is a trust you will need to provide details of who the trustee is

This section is not applicable because of your response to question: "Please select what you are applying as:" on page 1

This section is not applicable because of your response to question: "Please select what you are applying as:" on page 1

The ABN provided will be used to look up the following information.
Click Lookup above to check that you have entered the ABN correctly.
Information from the Australian Business Register
ABN
Entity name
ABN status
Entity type
Goods & Services Tax (GST)
DGR Endorsed
ATO Charity TypeMore information
ACNC Registration
Tax Concessions
Main business location
Must be an ABN. 

Trust deed (Not Applicable)

This section is not applicable because of your response to question: "Legal Entity Type" on page 1

If your Legal Entity is a Trust, you will need to upload a copy of the Trust Deed to provide confirmation of who your Trustee is.

Legal Entity name in the Business details section should be written as;

ABC Pty Ltd the trustee for ABC Family Trust

or

John Smith the trustee for ABC Family Trust

Please contact your accountant if you are unsure.

    Approval to participate (Not Applicable)

    This section is not applicable because of your response to question: "Please select what you are applying as:" on page 1

    Important note: if your organisation is not up to date with its legal obligations (AGM, annual return, etc.), your application will not be assessed until it is compliant.

    Provide minutes of meeting approving Biz Secure application and security improvement works

    Applications received without valid documents may not be eligible.

    Has the Board authorised works and co-contribution?
      Eg. Minutes of meeting or other relevant evidence.

      Business contact details

      Please provide a phone number you can be contacted on if required. Include area code if a landline. Must contain 10 characters eg 0889995511
      Please enter your preferred email address for all written correspondence, if approved your voucher/s will be sent here.
      Must be a URL. 

      Principal of the business contact details

      Must be the principal of the business's contact details (owner, director, partner, chairperson of the Board). The Department will use the below details to make contact with you, should we require anything further.

      Include area code if a landline
      Optional
      Must be an email address. 

      Eligible premises details

      The eligible premises address MUST include shop/ office or unit numbers where applicable

      The eligible premises address MUST include shop/ office or unit numbers where applicable
      Do you own the eligible premises or are you a tenant with a lease agreement? * Required

      Evidence of ownership (Not Applicable)

      This section is not applicable because of your response to question: "Do you own the eligible premises or are you a tenant with a lease agreement?" on page 1

      Applications received without valid evidence may not be eligible

      Do you have evidence of ownership? * Required
      Eg. rates notice etc.

      This section is not applicable because of your response to question: "Do you have evidence of ownership?" on page 1

        Lease agreement (Not Applicable)

        This section is not applicable because of your response to question: "Do you own the eligible premises or are you a tenant with a lease agreement?" on page 1

        Applications received without valid documents may not be eligible

          Does your lease agreement state that you are allowed to carry out works to the premises (Landlord's permission)? * Required
          If you answer 'no', you will need to upload your landlord's formal approval of the works.

          This section is not applicable because of your response to question: "Does your lease agreement state that you are allowed to carry out works to the premises (Landlord's permission)?" on page 1