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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Business, Family and Personal Resilience Tip Sheet Series

The tip sheet series is designed to help business leaders, individuals and families maintain good mental, physical and social health during the COVID-19 pandemic. Please note that these tip sheets are for general advice on preventative measures and are not to be used as mental health therapeutic interventions. If you are experiencing mental health issues, […]

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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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Lotterywest: Covid-19 Relief Fund

Lotterywest’s purpose to build a better Western Australia together has never been more relevant.As the only State Government owned and operated lottery in Australia where all the profits are returned to the community, Lotterywest is committed to supporting Western Australians in this time of need.Several measures have been taken to ensure that we continue to support the wider Western Australian community.This includes the creation of the Lotterywest COVID-19 Relief Fund. All available profits Lotterywest makes from every jackpot, draw and ticket will go directly into this fund to assist the Western Australian community to recover.

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COVID-19 Business Updates: JobKeeper Payment for employers and employees

Under the JobKeeper Payment, businesses impacted by the coronavirus will be able to access a subsidy from the Government to continue paying their employees. Affected employers will be able to claim a fortnightly payment of $1,500 per eligible employee from 30 March 2020, for a maximum period of 6 months. Read more.

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COVID-19 Business Updates: JobKeeper Payment for Sole Traders

Sole traders may be eligible to receive the JobKeeper Payment if their turnover has reduced. Following registration by the eligible business, the Government will provide $1,500 per fortnight per eligible employee for a maximum of 6 months. This will support sole traders to maintain their income and connection with employees. Read more.

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Ed Toolbox: Coronavirus National Open Data Survey

The Survey Response page on the Ed Toolbox is live.
We have got responses from every sector now, and the survey is being pushed out through RDA networks, industry associations and so on.
We will post updates on the Response page at milestones – 100, 200, 400, 500, 1000, 2000, 3000 etc
There is a live map on the page with pins for each response.

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