IPEd

We have put together information about assistance being offered that may assist members in states currently in lockdown.

In Victoria, the government is providing a range of packages, including support for small business called the Small Business COVID Hardship Fund. This includes grants up to $5000 for those who are eligible.

More information is available here.

In New South Wales, the government is providing a range of packages, including financial assistance, support measures and tax relief to help businesses and people across the state who are affected by COVID-19 restrictions.

This includes grants from $7500 to $15,000, depending on the decline in turnover, which needs to be 30 per cent or more.

More information is available here.

Micro-business grants, for businesses with group-wide turnover of $30,000 to less than $75,000, are available. You can apply here.

NSW businesses with total Australian payrolls below the NSW 2020-21 payroll tax threshold of $1.2 million can apply for rebates on government fees and charges.

The Queensland Government has announced business support grants that are available for small businesses, including sole traders.

The $5000 grants are for businesses that have experienced at least a 30 per cent reduction in turnover because of the lockdown. The business does not have to be based in South East Queensland.

More information is available here.

Western Australia has small business lockdown grants available for businesses with annual turnover of $75,000 or more that are registered for GST. More information is here.

South Australia has business support packages of up to $3000 for businesses with annual turnover of $75,000 or more, that are registered for GST. More information is here.

The Commonwealth Government has a range of assistance packages available through Services Australia. You can read more here.

IPEd will continue to provide updates on further changes to arrangements that can help us through the COVID-19 pandemic and minimise the ramifications.

Karen Lee and Ruth Davies

CEO and Chair of IPEd