A New Food Economy Post-COVID: Building more regional supply networks

As supermarkets are calming down from the initial panic buying and increased demand for food, this module talks about 5 core principles to start building a better and more resilient food system; Build a more regional supply networks Increase our cooking skills Improve our collective food awareness Develop more closed-loop or circular systems safeguard food […]

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Shire of Donnybrook Balingup: COVID-19 Shire Recovery Plan

The Shire of Donnybrook Balingup has set a zero per cent rate increase for the 2020-21 Budget (maintaining rates at the same level as 2019-20), as well as implementing a range of complementary measures to ease economic and social impacts arising from the COVID pandemic. At the 14 April 2020 Special Council Meeting, the Shire’s […]

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Regional Development Australia: CEDA Snapshot

CEDA livestream on economic impacts of COVID-19. Mostly told what we already know but some figures and interesting predictions from leading economists: Tourism/hospitality sector the worst hit and will impact GDP by 15%. International visitation will collapse for several years so internal tourism will be important and likely as Australians may be nervous about going […]

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Deloitte: COVID-19 policy responses in Australia

This report provides a summary of major policy responses to the COVID-19 pandemic by Federal government and all states and territories as at 25 March 2020. These primarily cover health, civic and economic measures to support individuals, households and businesses. Read More. Source: Deloitte Access Economics. Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu. PDF.

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WA State Government: Economic and Health Relief Package

The McGowan Labor Government has unveiled a $1 billion economic and health relief package to support Western Australian businesses, households and community groups, and to boost the response by health and frontline services to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More. Source: Goverment of Western Australia https://www.mediastatements.wa.gov.au

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Regional Development Australia: COVID-19 Economic Response and Updates

Compiled by Regional Development Australia, this guide attempts to round up information to a single useful source, but given this rapidly evolving issue it would be wise to follow the links to get the very latest information. Read More.

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REMPLAN: Australian Business Economic Impact Survey (ABEIS): Week 2 – Updated Insights

While it is self-evident that COVID-19 is having a significant impact on Australia, there is nevertheless considerable variation across industry sectors and regions. These industry and region-specific insights are vital for understanding the support that our local businesses require now, and also in coming months when we transition to economic recovery and stimulus. Read More. […]

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