Unwinding COVID-19 Relief COVID-19 support will roll back as states and territories reach vaccination targets.   The National Plan, the road map out of COVID-19, does more than provide greater freedoms at 70% and 80% full vaccination rates, it withdraws the steady stream of Commonwealth financial support to individuals and business impacted by COVID-19 lockdowns and border closures. We look at the impact and the support that remains in place. For further information, please click the 'Read More' button below.

Unwinding COVID-19 Relief

COVID-19 support will roll back as states and territories reach vaccination targets. The National Plan, the road map out of COVID-19, does more than provide greater freedoms at 70% and 80% full vaccination rates, it withdraws the steady stream of Commonwealth financial support to individuals and business impacted by COVID-19 lockdowns and border closures. We…
RECONFIRMATION PROCESS FOR JOBSAVER & THE MICRO-BUSINESS GRANT

Reconfirmation Process For JobSaver & The Micro-Business Grant

If your business currently receives payments under the NSW JobSaver or Micro-business Grant schemes, you will now need to reconfirm your eligibility each fortnight to continue receiving payments. What needs to be reconfirmed? Each fortnight, your business will need to reconfirm that it: Continues to experience a decline in turnover of 30% or more; and…
UNWINDING THE PANDEMIC

What Now? Unwinding the Pandemic

Australia’s two largest states and the ACT are in lockdown as the Delta strain of COVID-19 takes its toll while others are standing firm on a policy of eradication. The result is a country at a policy impasse and divided by border restrictions. And, it is not just businesses in lockdown that are in crisis.…
Commercial landlords in New South Wales will now be required to offer rental relief to tenants with an annual turnover less than $50 million under an extended state support scheme.

NSW Extends Commercial Tenancy Relief

Commercial landlords in New South Wales will now be required to offer rental relief to tenants with an annual turnover less than $50 million under an extended state support scheme. The NSW government last week announced the reintroduction of national cabinet’s Mandatory Code of Conduct for Commercial Leasing, which will mandate rent relief for eligible…
COVID-19: Can building work continue during the lockdown?

COVID-19: Can Building Work Continue During the Lockdown?

Yes. All building activity can continue subject to meeting the COVID-19 safety plan for construction sites. The HIA have compiled the following information to help and support the Construction and Trade industries during this lockdown period.  Builders need to create a COVID-19 Safety Plan online for all building work at unoccupied sites. There are different…
AUGUST 2021 COVID-19 LOCKDOWN

COVID-19: August 2021 Lockdown – Our Response

In light of the recent COVID-19 lockdown announcement, The Garis Group would like to inform everyone that there have been no cases of COVID-19 detected at our office. However per the advice of NSW Health and relevant authorities, The Garis Group team will be working remotely. We are currently in the processes of rescheduling face…
NSW & VIC Businesses in Lockdown

UPDATE: COVID-19 What lockdown support is available to NSW business?

If your business is adversely impacted by NSW lockdowns, support is available. The NSW and Federal Governments have released a series of measures to support business during extended lockdowns of four weeks or more. Up to $100,000 in weekly JobSaver cashflow support payments Up to $15,000 through the expanded NSW 2021 COVID-19 business grants program…
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