Government Support

Australian Government

The Australian Government has released a series of stimulus packages aimed at supporting businesses through COVID-19. For the latest financial assistance packages, visit www.australia.gov.au

  1. Supporting Individuals and Households: https://treasury.gov.au/coronavirus/households
  2. Support for Businesses: https://treasury.gov.au/coronavirus/businesses
  3. Supporting the Flow of Credit: https://treasury.gov.au/coronavirus/business-investment

JobKeeper Guides:

Business.gov.au Contact Centre – 13 28 46 (please note the contact centre is experiencing a high volume of calls)

Lucy Wicks MP, Federal Member for Robertson : Latest Central Coast COVID-19 announcement: 28 April 2020 9 April 2020  8 April 2020

Emma McBride MP, Federal Member for Dobell

The Australian Taxation Office can help you with you tax and super obligations during hardship. It’s important to contact them as soon as you think you may not be able to meet your obligations. Call them on 1800 806 218 or visit the website for more information.

Export Market Development Grants (EMDG) – The Australian Government will inject an extra $49.8 million into the Export Market Development Grants (EMDG) program in the 2019-20 financial year, allowing exporters and tourism businesses to get additional reimbursements for costs incurred in marketing their products and services around the world.

Council of Small Business Organisations Australia – The Small Business Relief Fund is aimed at supporting initiatives by small businesses to adapt and innovate in order to emerge from this challenging period in a strong position. There are 67 grants of $10,000 each designed to assist businesses that are recovering from the effects of the pandemic. Grants are available to businesses which have: 1. An Australian Business Number (ABN); 2. Between 2 and 50 employees; 3. Been in business since 1 March 2018; 4. An annual revenue between $150,000 and $2 million.

 

NSW Government

NSW Government COVID-19 Hotline – 13 77 88 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week)

NSW Government – comprehensive information for communities and businesses in NSW
https://preview.nsw.gov.au/novel-coronavirus-covid-19

  • Grants of up to $10,000 for Small Businesses – Available week of 17 April 2020 on Service NSW

Adam Crouch MP, Central Coast Parliamentary Secretary, Member for Terrigal, NSW Government Whip

David Mehan MP, Member for The Entrance

David Harris MP, Member for Wyong

Liesl Tesch MP, Member Gosford

Central Coast Council

Central Coast Council has implemented a range of measures as part of Phase 1 of the Community and Business Support Package.