COVID-19 Information for Businesses

On this page you will find links to advice, updates and support for businesses affected by COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) conditions.

Computer mouseThe Federal Government and key health organisations are providing information and assistance for all kinds of businesses to help them plan and respond to COVID-19.

To assist businesses find the information they need, we have collated the following list of official website links.


Keep in touch - find out how





Coronavirus information and support for business

Visit: - Coronavirus information and support




Find financial assistance through the stimulus package, eligibility and timing for the new government support for Australian businesses


Support for businesses in Australia

Visit: - Emergency managment


Assistance with developing your emergency management plan

Australian Government - Department of Health



Government of South Australia – SA Health


Health information and alerts



Support for business investment - Australian Taxation Office

Visit: ATO - Australian Government Economic Response to Coronavirus



Increasing the instant asset write-off

Lifting the threshold to $150,000 (from $30,000) - and making more businesses eligible to use it


Backing business investment

Offering businesses a time-limited incentive to invest, by accelerating depreciation deductions

Cash flow assistance for businesses - Australian Taxation Office

Visit: ATO - Cash flow assistance for businesses

Helping small and medium-sized businesses cover the costs of employee wages and salaries (50 per cent of PAYG withheld, with a minimum $2,000 payment and up to a cap of $25,000 over 6 months)

Supporting apprentices and trainees

Wage assistance to help small businesses to keep their apprentices and trainees

ATO Emergency Support

Infoline for Businesses impacted by COVID-19: 1800 806 218

­Business Contact CentreCall: 13 28 46

Emergency Business Support information


Business Work Health & Safety obligations

Visit: Safe Work SA - Contacts


COVID-19 Advice for employers

Visit: Safe Work SA - Covid-19 advice for employers

Safework SA contacts in South Australia


Fair Work Ombudsman

Visit: Fair Work Ombudsman

Coronavirus and Australian workplace laws. Understand your workplace entitlements and obligations.

Australian Banking Association

Visit: Australian Banking Association

Financial difficulty: how your bank can help you. Understand what financial difficulty is, what are your rights and some ways your bank can help you in this situation. 

COVID-19 information for hotels and hotel staff

Visit: Australian Government – Department of Health


Important information for this industry regarding operation and managing the COVID-19 situation and the health and wellbeing of staff and hotel guests.

Heads Up – Better Mental Health in the Workplace

Visit: Heads Up

Please be aware of mental health during this period for yourselves and for employees

Small business owners and their employees need to value their mental health during this challenging time. Heads Up is supported by Beyond Blue.

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