What Lockdown Support is Available to NSW Businesses?

COVID-19: What Lockdown Support is Available to NSW Businesses?

If your business has been adversely impacted by the recent lockdown in NSW, support is available. The NSW and Federal Governments have announced a series of new measures to support business during extended lockdowns of four weeks or more. Up to $15,000 through the expanded NSW 2021 COVID-19 business grants program Up to $10,000 cashflow…
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What Lock Down Support is Available for Individuals

COVID19: What Lock Down Support is Available for Individuals

If you can’t work because you or someone in your household is impacted by COVID-19, support is available. There are two payments accessible to individuals: the COVID-19 Disaster Payment; and, the Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment. How to Apply for Support You can apply for the COVID-19 Disaster Payment through your MyGov account if you have created and linked a Centrelink…
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New laws target sharing economy platforms

New Laws Target Sharing Economy Platforms

In an attempt to reign in undeclared income, proposed new laws will require platform providers in the sharing economy to report all transactions through their platforms. Traditional employment models have shifted in favour of more flexible options including contracting, self-employment and use of labour hire. Consumers are increasingly paying to ‘use’ rather than ‘own’ assets,…
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Business in a post pandemic environment

Business in a Post Pandemic Environment

Countries that have experienced the worst of the pandemic give Australian businesses an insight into what to expect in a post-lockdown environment. Australia, like New Zealand, has managed COVID-19 on an elimination basis. That is, lockdowns and border closures to keep the virus out. And, it has worked comparatively well with New Zealand suffering 26…
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Lock-downs: What help is available

Lock-Downs: What Help is Available

The highly infectious Delta COVID variant is triggering lock-downs across the country. We look at what help is available and how you can get it. FOR YOU COVID-19 Disaster Payment The COVID-19 disaster payment is available to eligible workers who can’t attend work or who have lost income because of a lockdown and don’t have…
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Major new COVID-19 support package to help tens of thousands of businesses across NSW

Major New COVID-19 NSW Business Support Package

The NSW Government today announced a major new grants package and changes to the Dine & Discover program to help tens of thousands of small businesses and people across NSW impacted by the current COVID-19 restrictions. The package includes grants of between $5000 and $10,000 for small businesses, payroll tax deferrals for all employers, an…
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