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Financial support for business

Financial support is available to help you manage the affects of the coronavirus (COVID-19)

Affected by coronavirus (COVID-19)

Information and services to help you if you’re affected by coronavirus (COVID-19) or looking for more details.

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Economic assistance for individuals and business

The Australian Government has announced an economic response totalling $17.6 billion across the forward estimates to protect the economy by maintaining confidence, supporting investment and keeping people in jobs.

Additional household income and business support will flow through to strengthen the wider economy.

Economic Response to the Coronavirus


JobKeeper Payment

The Government has announced a $130 billion JobKeeper payment to help keep more Australians in jobs and support businesses affected by the significant economic impact caused by the Coronavirus.

Around 6 million workers will receive a fortnightly payment of $1,500 (before tax) through their employer. The payment ensures eligible employers remain connected to their workforce and will help businesses restart quickly when the crisis is over.

JobKeeper payment


Coronavirus information and support for business

The Australian Government is supporting Australian businesses to manage cash flow challenges and retain employees. Assistance includes cash flow support to businesses and temporary measures to provide relief for financially distressed businesses.

  • JobKeeper payment
  • Boosting cash flow for employers
  • Temporary relief for financially distressed businesses
  • Increasing the instant asset write-off
  • Backing business investment
  • Supporting apprentices and trainees

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Small business support grant

A small business support grant of up to $10,000 is available to eligible NSW small business owners affected by COVID-19.

If your small business or non-profit organisation has experienced a significant decline in revenue as a result of COVID-19, you may be eligible for the small business support grant of up to $10,000.

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