Find support for Employers during Covid-19.

If you are an employer, there are a range of support networks in place to help you through this challenging time.

Governments, Local Councils, local organisations, service providers and individuals offer employers a range of supports to help during Covid-19. Look at Australia Wide options or your state or territory to find out more.

Australia Wide

Fairwork and Workplace Laws

The Australian Fairwork Ombudsman work with employees, employers and the community to educate and encourage compliance with Australia's workplace laws. Click the link below to learn more on how to deal with downturns and staff in business. 

Business.gov.au - Complete list of supports for Employers

The Australian Government has announced measures to support businesses impacted by the coronavirus (COVID-19). If you're an employer, learn what your business can get and where to go for help

JobKeeper Payment

Under the JobKeeper Payment, businesses impacted by the coronavirus will be able to access a subsidy from the Government to continue paying their employees. (Updated 16 April). Click for more details

ATO - PAYG and Lodgement

To assist taxpayers experiencing financial difficulty as a result of COVID-19, the ATO are providing added flexibility to manage your Tax Obligations to suit your circumstances. Click for more. Click for more information

Cash Flow Boost

Legislation has been enacted to provide temporary cash flow support to small and medium businesses and not-for-profit organisations that employ staff during the economic downturn associated with COVID-19 (novel coronavirus). Click for more information

Help to pay Apprentices or Trainees

If you employ an apprentice or trainee you may be eligible for a wage subsidy of 50 per cent of their wage paid from 1 January 2020 to 30 September 2020. You can register for the subsidy from early April 2020. Click for more information

Tax Support

Find out what tax support is available if you or your employees are affected by Coronavirus. Including Low interest payment plans, payment deferrals, monthly GST credits, PAYG instalments, remitting interest and penalties, low interest payment plans, employees working from home. Click for more information

Health and Safety of Employees

As an employer, you're required to ensure the health and safety of your workers. If an employee is at risk of infection from coronavirus, you should request the employee seek medical clearance from a doctor, work from home or not work during the risk period. Click for more information

Employees working from home

Working from home is now the norm for many employees during Covid-19. There are a wide range of supports, tips and tricks to gain the most productivity from employees during this time. Click for more information

State Wide

Victoria

Employer Support in Victoria during Covid-19

Victorian Government - Call Business Victoria hotline on 13 22 15 for help

Business Support Grant

The Victorian Government has launched the $500 million Business Support Fund to help small businesses and employers survive the impacts of the coronavirus (COVID-19). For more click the link

Victoria Gov't Supports

A summary of the Victorian Government Supports, advice, updates to help your workplace plan and respond to coronavirus COVID-19. For more click the link

Check your local Council

Your local council may offer a range of supports for business and employers impacted by Covid-19. To find your council details click the link.

Chamber of Commerce

The outbreak of COVID-19 (coronavirus) is causing economic disruption for many employers. The Chamber of Commerce offers information. Click the link for more details.

South Australia

Employer Support in South Australia during Covid-19

SA Support for Employers

The SA Government has put in place a number of relief packages for Employers.

For more click the link.

Employer Guide

Business SA Chamber of Commerce and industry South Australia have produced a detailed booklet for Employers. For more click the link.

South Australian Gov't Summary

The SA Government has announced details of its economic stimulus packages – which includes significant payroll and land tax relief for thousands of businesses across the state. For more click the link.

Check your local council

Your local council may offer a range of supports for business and employers impacted by Covid-19. To find your council details click the link.

Business SA Chamber of Commerce

As the independent and local peak body for business in SA, Business Sa are committed to ensuring that the business community is informed and united in this time of great uncertainty. To learn how they can help click the link.

ACT - Australian Capital Territory

Employer Support in ACT - Australian Capital Territory during Covid9

ACT Gov't Economic Package

The ACT Government has announced an economic survival package as the first phase in our plan to protect as many jobs as possible and support Canberra households and businesses. Click for more.

Canberra Chamber of Commerce

The Canberra Chamber of Commerce provides the latest information on Covid-19 and how to respond, particularly when it comes to WH&S and employment obligations. If you’re a member and you need guidance on managing your employees during this critical time, contact our WR team! Phone 1300 277 881. Click for more.

New South Wales

Employer Support in New South Wales during Covid-19

Small Business NSW 

Small Business NSW offer a Concierge service. Small business owners should contact Service NSW Business Concierge for personalised advice on financial and business support. Visit the website by clicking the link below or call 13 77 88 (24 hours, 7 days)

Business Australia (NSW Chamber of Commerce) 

As the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has created complex challenges for all businesses, Business Australia has compiled free resources and our most relevant services to help businesses navigate this difficult time. For more click the link.

Check your local council 

Your local council may offer a range of supports for business and employers impacted by Covid-19. To find your council details click the link.

Queensland

Employer Support in Queensland during Covid-19

QLD Gov't Supports

Workers who lose their job or income as a result of the impacts of coronavirus (COVID-19) will be assisted with with retraining, job-matching and other help to transition into jobs in key industries. Find more below.

QLD Chamber of Commerce

Members can call our expert advisors directly on 1300 731 988. Non-members can click through to register for free support for a limited time. Click the link for more details. 

Check your Local Council

Your local council may offer a range of supports for business and employers impacted by Covid-19. To find your council details click the link.

Northern Territory

Employer Support in Northern Territory during Covid-19

NT Gov't Supports

Information and resources to help you manage your small business during the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis and into the recovery phase. Click for more details

NT Chamber of Commerce

The Northern Territory Chamber of Commerce provides support and advice for Employers impacted by Covid-19. Call (08) 892 81 88 or for more details click the link

Check your local council

Your local council may offer a range of supports for business and employers impacted by Covid-19. To find your council details click the link.

Western Australia

Employer Support in Western Australia during Covid-19

WA Gov't Supports

Find the latest information and advice for business and industry regarding COVID-19 coronavirus from the WA Government. Click for the full list. 

WA Chamber of Commerce

Practical assistance for business. From providing advice on quarantined employees to managing a downturn in trade and supply. While each business faces its own challenges, some key considerations can help build your company's resilience and protect our community.  For helpful tips and advice Click the link.  

Check your local Council

Your local council may offer a range of supports for business and employers impacted by Covid-19. To find your council details click the link. Click the link for a list.

Tasmania

Employer Support in Tasmania during Covid-19

Tasmanian Gov't Supports

The Tasmanian Government is providing a substantial stimulus package to support Tasmania to tackle the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Details of the Tasmanian Support including grants, loans and advice can be found by clicking the link.

Tas Chamber of Commerce

The Tasmanian Chamber of Commerce provides a help line. Call 1300 559 112 to obtain support for your business. For more details click the link. 

Check your local council

Your local council may offer a range of supports for business and employers impacted by Covid-19. To find your council details click the link. Click the link for a list.