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 […]
The Government is acting decisively in the national interest to support households and businesses and address the significant economic consequences of the Coronavirus. Read More Source: Australian Government, The Treasury https://treasury.gov.au
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 […]
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 […]
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.
The Government, Reserve Bank of Australia and the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority have taken coordinated action to support the flow of credit in the Australian economy, in particular for small and medium enterprises (SMEs). Read more. Source: Australian Government https://business.gov.au
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
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.
AlphaBeta by Accenture provides weekly data on the impact of COVID19 on the Australian economy. The information is provided by leading credit bureau, illion, in partnership with economists at AlphaBeta. Read More. Source: Alphabeta http://www.alphabeta.com
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. […]