How to access financial help for your business PLUS the most useful COVID-19 health apps and websites.
It’s affecting every person and every business. No-one will be able to escape from the Coronavirus Crisis completely unscathed. We are being deluged with information about Coronavirus, and, let’s face it, we are just about sick of it.
So GrowEQ has gone through all the piles of information for you, and developed this comprehensive list of “what you really need to know.” We are focusing on how you and your business can stay financially sound through this time, as well as providing you with the links to the most trustworthy advice.
So here are links to the most useful and reputable information I have found for businesses:
Financial Assistance Websites
|The Treasury Jobkeeper Site||Explanatory page on the important aspects of the Jobkeeper scheme.|
|ATO Jobkeeper Site||Site where you can register your interest in the Jobkeeper scheme.|
|Australian Government - The Treasury||A summary of, and factsheets on, Australian Government financial support for businesses.|
|Australian Government Business||Information on Australian Government financial assistance, eligibility and timing for sole traders, employers, and companies.|
|SmartCompany Coronavirus Stimulus||Summary of the financial support available to small business, state-by-state.|
|ACT Government – Access Canberra||ACT Government financial assistance for businesses.|
|Service NSW||NSW Government financial assistance for businesses.|
|Business Queensland||Queensland Government financial assistance for businesses.|
|Northern Territory Government – Support for Business||Northern Territory Government financial assistance for businesses.|
|Business South Australia||South Australian Government financial assistance for businesses.|
|Business Tasmania||Tasmanian Government financial assistance for businesses.|
|Business Victoria||Victorian Government financial assistance for businesses.|
|Western Australia Government COVID-19 Coronavirus Business and Industry Advice||Western Australia Government financial assistance for businesses.|
|Coronavirus Australia App - in Apple App Store||Australian Department of Health app to help you:|
• Stay up to date with the official information and advice.
• Get a quick snapshot of the current official status within Australia.
• Check your symptoms if you are concerned about yourself or someone else.
• Find relevant contact information.
• Access updated information from the Australian Government.
• Receive push notifications of urgent information and updates.
|Coronavirus Australia App - in Google Play||As above.|
|Get the latest official information and advice through WhatsApp.|
|National Coronavirus Helpline|
Call 1800 020 080
|Call the National Coronavirus Helpline if you think you have COVID-19 symptoms and want medical advice.|
|Australian Government Coronavirus Website||Dedicated Australian Government website containing the latest information and advice on COVID-19 such as the restrictions in place, protecting yourself and others, online symptom checker, the safety-net package, and scams.|
|Australian Government Department of Health FAQs||Information sheet that answers common questions about COVID-19 such as what it is, how it spreads, if you should get tested, who is most at risk, and if you should attend public gatherings.|
|NSW Government Health FAQs||Answers to frequently asked questions such as how long does COVID-19 last on surfaces, and do face masks protect against COVID-19?|
|Victorian State Government Health & Human Services||Information and advice about coronavirus - symptoms, travel and what to do to reduce the risk of infection.|
|Australian Government Department of Health Head to Health||Practical psychological skills to help you and your loved ones cope with anxiety and worry about COVID-19.|
|Back Dog Institute||10 tips for managing anxiety during COVID-19.|
|Smarttraveller||Advice on overseas travel and getting home.|