Further to yesterday's blog regarding financial and tax assistance, Members are encouraged to refer to the following links for authoritative information:
COVID-19 information hubs
Australian Government COVID-19 information hub Provides the latest COVID-19 news, updates and advice from government agencies across Australia NSW Government COVID-19 information hub Information and advice on COVID-19 (coronavirus) for community and businesses in New South Wales.
NSW Government – Businesses and employees Information about employee rights and workplace responsibilities to help manage the impact of COVID-19 (coronavirus). Business Australia – Business Guide to Coronavirus Dedicated destination for businesses around Australia to stay updated with the latest news related to Coronavirus (COVID-19) and to help understand what this means for their business and employees. Includes access to free resources and relevant services to help businesses navigate these challenging times. (NB: Business Australia was formerly the NSW Business Chamber) Health Advice Department of Health – COVID-19 Resources A collection of resources for the general public and industry about coronavirus (COVID-19) Australian Government Department of Health – Information for Employers Fact sheet for employers NSW Health – Latest COVID-19 statistics NSW Health – social distancing Information and advice about social-distancing guidelines Economic Response Department of Treasury Coronavirus information hub Provides information about the economic response to the COVID-19 crisis Department of Treasury – Economic Response to the Coronavirus PDF summary of the Government’s stimulus packages
Summary of the assistance available to businesses to manage cash flow and retain employees
Department of Treasury – Coronavirus SME Guarantee Scheme Summary of the support for small business lending