29.06.2020Key C-19 Links
Victorian Government website, contains all the coronavirus links
- Information, updates and advice on coronavirus
- Restrictions updates
- Coronavirus hotline 1800 675 398
Includes amongst other things, information on:
- Economic Survival and Jobs Package
- Business Support Fund applications open
- Business restrictions
- Develop business continuity and recovery plans
- Australian Government Economic Stimulus Package business measures
Mandatory Code of Conduct on commercial leasing
On 7 April 2020, the Australian Government announced a mandatory Code of Conduct on SME commercial leasing principles during COVID-19. The Code imposes a set of good faith leasing principles and applies to all tenancies that are suffering financial stress or hardship as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic as defined by their eligibility for the Commonwealth Government’s JobKeeper programme, with an annual turnover of up to $50 million.
Rent advice and mediation services
If you are having difficulty paying rent due to the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19), the Victorian Small Business Commission (VSBC) offers advice and mediation services.
For more information, click here
Federal Government business support links
Economic response to the coronavirus: Overall information and links to the economic response to the corona virus
The Federal Government’s $130 billion JobKeeper payment means around 6 million workers will receive a fortnightly payment of $1,500 (before tax) through their employer.
If your business has been significantly impacted by the Coronavirus you will be able to access a wages subsidy to continue paying your employees. Under the JobKeeper program, you will be able to claim a fortnightly payment of $1,500 per eligible employee from 30 March 2020.
Provides various information on economic support for businesses including: