Find support for your business and respond to Coronavirus impact
The Australian Government have released Federal and State Government Economic Response packages, information helplines and other useful resources to protect Australia’s companies and economy from the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic.
In addition to information on recommended safety measures, a wide list of financial resources is available and growing daily. From cashflow and wage payment support to assets and tax incentives, you may find the resources you need.
Find below the major channels of information to help you access information and financial aid to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 in your business.
The major portal for Australia Government services has temporarily turned itself into a centre of information to face Coronavirus. There, you find a comprehensive list of the key updates for the general public, new public response initiatives as also information for businesses.
Information and fact-sheets on the Economic Response to the Coronavirus and the new schemes of financial support for businesses.
ABA has a significant small business relief package, including access to a six-month deferral of all loan repayments.
South Australia Government:
The SA State Government has announced a $350 million economic stimulus package aimed at safeguarding the economy and protecting jobs. Find the state’s key initiatives below:
A consolidated list of the current information and financial support available in SA to deal with and mitigate the impacts of COVID-19 in your business.
- Business hotline
A public helpline to provide information and advice for support small and medium businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic in SA. Dial 13 28 46 from 7am to 11pm AEST, 7 days a week.
The biggest non-govermnental support office in South Australia has now a dedicated portal containing number of tools for business resilience: from template forms to workshops are being run to assist local business operators recover and plan for the future.
The Adelaide City Council has a $4 million support package for local residents and businesses, including three-months rent free for small businesses in Council-owned buildings, three-months rent free for Adelaide Central Market tenants, and waiving of the Rundle Mall Marketing levy for three-months.
Other states - public Business Information portals regarding COVID-19:
Information on Work Health and Safety and Food Safety advice:
A good starting point on creating a response to COVID-19 is the World Health Organisation’s technical guidance.
Australian Government Health Dept. has released guidelines in how to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.
If you need further assistance or advice about how to keep your Management Systems and ensure business continuity in the face of the novel Coronavirus, JLB is glad to assist you. Contact our expert consultants here.