29.06.2020Key C-19 Links

Victorian Government website, contains all the coronavirus links

Health information

  • Information, updates and advice on coronavirus
  • Restrictions updates
  • Coronavirus hotline 1800 675 398

Business information

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.

Read the principles here


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

Announcements about new measures and restrictions

Jobs support – Working for Victoria

Schools updates and advice

Financial support, including Centrelink


Federal Government business support links 

Economic response to the coronavirus: Overall information and links to the economic response to the corona virus


Job Keeper Payment

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.


Support for businesses

Provides various information on economic support for businesses including:


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