COVID-19 better Assistance for Small Bus

The COVID-19 situation is changing too frequently for us to be able to keep this page up-to-date, especially now that more is being managed by state governments. Some state governments have all the relevant information for small business owners in one place, others have it on multiple websites. Small business owners should consult the following websites:

Government support, rules and regulations

Federal

NSW

VIC

QLD

WA

SA
TAS

ACT

NT

Support from banks

Mental health support

 

Federal

Treasury’s “Economic Response to COVID-19” page

https://treasury.gov.au/coronavirus

 

The ATO’s COVID-19 page

https://www.ato.gov.au/general/covid-19/ 

 

The Fair Work Ombudsman’s “Coronavirus and Australian workplace laws” page

https://coronavirus.fairwork.gov.au/

(some Western Australian businesses are under the state industrial relations system and should consult the state-based authority instead)

 

SafeWork Australia’s “COVID-19 Information for workplaces” page

https://www.safeworkaustralia.gov.au/covid-19-information-workplaces

(Victoria has its own OH&S laws so businesses in Victoria should consult WorkSafe Victoria)

 

New South Wales

 

The NSW Small Business Commissioner’s “COVID-19: information for small business owners” page

https://www.smallbusiness.nsw.gov.au/get-help/covid-19/covid-19-coronavirus-information-small-business-owners

 

Service NSW’s “COVID-19 help for businesses” page

https://www.service.nsw.gov.au/campaign/covid-19-help-businesses

Victoria

 

The “Business and work” page on the coronavirus.vic website

https://www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au/business-and-work

 

Business Victoria’s “Grants and programs” page

https://business.vic.gov.au/grants-and-programs

 

The Victorian Small Business Commissioner’s “Responding to coronavirus (COVID-19)” page

https://www.vsbc.vic.gov.au/responding-to-coronavirus-covid-19/

 

WorkSafe Victoria’s “Coronavirus (COVID-19)” page

https://www.worksafe.vic.gov.au/coronavirus-covid-19

Queensland

Business Queensland’s “Coronavirus (COVID-19) business support and recovery” page

https://www.business.qld.gov.au/running-business/covid-19-recovery

 

Western Australia

 

The Small Business Development Corporation’s “Dealing with coronavirus” page

https://www.smallbusiness.wa.gov.au/coronavirus

 

The WA Government’s “COVID-19 coronavirus: business tools and information” page

https://www.wa.gov.au/organisation/department-of-the-premier-and-cabinet/covid-19-coronavirus-business-and-industry-advice

 

Department of mines, Industry Regulation and Safety’s “Employment impacted by the COVID-19 coronavirus” page

https://www.commerce.wa.gov.au/labour-relations/employment-impacted-covid-19-coronavirus

 

South Australia

SA Business Information Hub’s “COVID-19 business information and support” page

https://business.sa.gov.au/COVID-19-business-information-and-support

The “Business and events” page on the covid-19.sa website

https://www.covid-19.sa.gov.au/business-and-events

 

Tasmania

Business Tasmania’s “Coronavirus information” page

https://www.business.tas.gov.au/coronavirus_information

 

Australian Capital Territory

The “Business and work” page on the covid-19.act website

https://www.covid19.act.gov.au/business-and-work/business-and-work

 

The ACT Business Hub’s COVID-19 Business Support page

https://www.act.gov.au/business/business-support

 
Northern Territory

The “Business and work” page on the coronavirus.nt website

https://coronavirus.nt.gov.au/business-and-work

 

The Businessrecovery.nt website

https://businessrecovery.nt.gov.au/

Support from banks

ANZ

 https://www.anz.com.au/support/covid-19/

Commonwealth Bank

 https://www.commbank.com.au/latest/coronavirus

NAB

https://www.nab.com.au/personal/customer-support/covid19-help

Westpac

https://www.westpac.com.au/help/disaster-relief/coronavirus/

Mental health support

ASBFEO’s “My Business Health”

https://www.asbfeo.gov.au/my-business-health/home

 

Beyond Blue’s “New Access for Small Business Owners”

https://www.beyondblue.org.au/get-support/newaccess/newaccess-for-small-business-owners

 

The Department of Health’s page on additional Medicare subsidised psychological therapy sessions

https://www.health.gov.au/news/health-alerts/novel-coronavirus-2019-ncov-health-alert/ongoing-support-during-coronavirus-covid-19/looking-after-your-mental-health-during-coronavirus-covid-19-restrictions 

 

Lifeline crisis support

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