Support for your businesses
Find out where you can get support for your business during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Victorian Government has established an Economic Survival Package to support Victorian businesses and workers through the devastating impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. The $1.7 billion Economic Survival Package complements the work of the Federal Government.
Full details of the package are available to download (PDF 103Kb).
The Federal Government has announced the JobKeeper Payment for businesses impacted by coronavirus (COVID-19). This means that you may be able to access a wage subsidy to continue paying your employees. Eligible employers will be able to claim a fortnightly payment of $1,500 per eligible employee from 30 March 2020, for a maximum of 6 months.
The JobKeeper Payment will support employers to maintain their employees. Businesses can reactivate their operations quickly, without having to hire new staff when the crisis is over. Find out more and apply.
From midnight Monday 30 March 2020, Stage 3 restrictions will be in place nationally. National Cabinet agreed to limit indoor and outdoor gatherings to two persons. Read the full statement.
National Cabinet’s strong guidance to all Australians is to stay at home unless:
In addition, playgrounds, skate parks and outside gyms in public places will be closed. Bootcamps will be reduced to two persons, including the trainer.
Stay up to date with latest health advice and information via the Victorian Department of Health & Human Services
The impacts of COVID-19 on our economy and community are significant. Below are some resources that can support your business though this challenging time.
The situation and how it will affect our community is changing quickly, and we’re adapting as circumstances change. Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you need assistance.