Covid-19 Updates and Information for Business

JobKeeper Payment Information

The Australian Taxation office has a very comprehensive information page on their website that provides you with everything you need to know about how to support your staff with the new JobKeeper payment. You will also find all the key dates, guides and payment options that you need to be aware of, if this is a viable option for your business and staff.

Make sure you take particular note of the specific dates:

  • 8th May - Make sure you have paid your employees for April

  • 31st May - Final date to enrol for JobKeeper

Check it out for yourself at the following link:

Latest Relief and Government Response

Business Australia (formerly NSW Business Chamber) are sharing the most recent national updates for Government Initiatives on their website.  


The NSW Government today released the second stage of its economic package aimed at keeping people in jobs and providing relief for businesses. 
"When you combine this announcement with last week's stimulus package the NSW Government is ensuring billions are available to help business, support jobs, boost our health system and protect the vulnerable," 

NSW Treasurer, Dominic Perrottet


The information is very comprehensive and provides links that will help you keep up with financial support and current regulations.  This link will take you straight to  their latest information:

Coronavirus Information and Support for Business is a one-stop-shop to find financial assistance, eligibility and timing for the new government support for Australian businesses. They will be updating their page as new information is available. If you would like to have a look at some options that might be helpful to you, simply click the link:

Support Services

Our local businesses have had a tough time of late.  It seems we have been battling the elements, one after the other, for a few years now.  This Covid-19 pandemic could prove to be the tipping point for you or your staff, so it is extremely important to remember that you are not alone and there is a lot of local support you can turn to.  Don't try and fight this on your own.  You can reach out to any of the following services:

Health direct

Community Health for Counselling

(02) 6721 6600


Centacare - local mental health services

(02) 6721 6400

NSW Health

Anxiety and Mental Health Hotline

1800 011 511


Anglicare Mental Health Services

(02) 6722 2766

Health Wise

HealthWISE - local mental health services

1800 931 540

Department of Health

Head to Health - Links to online & phone.

Online - click the logo