black rolling chairs beside brown table Commonwealth Government Support

Helping you stay informed.

Measures are being taken to support your business through this tricky time. Here’s what you need to know so far.

This web page is the key source of information on Commonwealth Government support for businesses impacted by the Coronavirus. It is updated as soon as possible after new information is made available.

Business Contact Centre – 13 28 46
The business contact centre service has been expanded with a dedicated COVID-19 team, available from 7am-9pm across Australia, 7 days a week. Call 13 28 46.

Small business videos
The Australian Small Business & Family Enterprise Ombudsman has released a series of videos to provide guidance to small businesses and sole traders, including:

Tax support
The Australian Taxation Office is providing relief for some tax obligations for businesses affected by the outbreak, on a case-by-case basis. The ATO’s Emergency Support Infoline for businesses can be contacted on 1800 806 218.

Business posters
The Department of Health has developed a series of posters that can be used by businesses to advise of changes due to Coronavirus. They are downloadable and some are able to be customised:

If there’s anything else we can do to help, please get in touch by filling out the COVID-19 response from NVI here: COVID-19 and Flinders New Venture Institute.