New toolkit to help businesses get back to work safely

As the Australian economy gradually reopens, a new online toolkit has been launched to provide detailed guidance for businesses and workers on how to stay safe from COVID-19.

nbn announces $150 million COVID-19 relief and assistance package

NBN Co announces it will establish a $150 million financial relief and assistance fund to help internet providers to support their residential and small and medium business customers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

JobKeeper payment extension to help business cashflow

The Australian Taxation Office is extending the time available for businesses to pay their employees, and still be able to claim back the first JobKeeper payments.

$14 million boost to continue to assist small businesses across NSW

Businesses across the state doing it tough during the COVID-19 pandemic are encouraged to register for the NSW Government’s small business advisory program.

Retailers granted authorisation to collectively negotiate with landlords

The ACCC has granted interim authorisation allowing retailers to collectively bargain with landlords about rent relief during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Kellogg support food relief charities to help vulnerable communities effected by COVID-19

In an effort to help combat increasing food insecurity through the COVID-19 crisis, Kelloggs Australia and New Zealand has announced that it will extend its support of Australia’s two largest food relief charities, OzHarvest and FoodBank -committing to increase food donations by 1 tonne per...

New website helps people find local businesses still operating during COVID-19

New website STILL OPEN FOR BUSINESS has launched, allowing Australian’s to search a database of local businesses across the country who are still in operation during the COVID-19 crisis.

Beyond Blue welcomes funding for new COVID-19 support service

Beyond Blue welcomes the Australian Government’s $1.1 billion immediate investment in more telehealth, mental health and family supports for those affected by the Coronavirus outbreak.

Woolworths plans for a safe and happy Easter for customers and team

From Monday Woolworths’ Pick Up service will be switched back on for its Priority Assistance customers in more than 100 Pick up Drive thru stores and 600 in-store service desk locations.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) and nbn: working from home tips and FAQs

NBN Co is responding to a shift in Australia’s internet usage patterns that will occur as more people choose to work, study, shop and stream more content at home as the nation responds to the impact of COVID-19 (the Coronavirus). During this period, digital connectivity will also be a primary...

New SME mental health support service a life-saving initiative

The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Kate Carnell says the new dedicated coronavirus mental health support service for small and medium-sized businesses announced by the federal government today, is a ‘life-saving’ initiative.

Coles community hour extends to help more Australians

Coles is dedicating two Community Hour shopping periods per week to emergency services and healthcare workers, who are essential to protecting the community during the COVID-19 pandemic.

New resource from Facebook to help small businesses manage impact of COVID-19

The coronavirus has created unexpected challenges for millions of small businesses. 

Economic survival package to support businesses and jobs

The Victorian Government will pump billions of dollars into the economy to help Victorian businesses and workers survive the devastating impacts of the coronavirus pandemic.

Australia’s oldest grocer, Ritchies Supermarkets has paid $50 Million dollars to Aussie charities

Staff and community members at Ritchies Supermarkets, recently raised a glass to the momentous $50 millionth payment through the Ritchies Community Benefit Program.

Coronavirus workshops available to Australian businesses

Prime Minister Scott Morrison activating Australia’s emergency response plan to deal with the coronavirus (COVID-19), the Risk Management Institute of Australasia (RMIA) is hosting a series of one-day workshops to help businesses minimise the operational, financial and reputational risks the...

Priceline Pharmacy launches new campaign to combat ageism and promote inclusivity

To encourage more accurate representation of women, Priceline Pharmacy is launching Festival of You, a program which aims to celebrate women of all ages.

Westpac announces support for businesses affected by Coronavirus

Westpac annouces support measures for business customers financially affected by the outbreak of Coronavirus.

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