COVID-19 Resources for Small Businesses

Last updated 25 August, 2021

We want to help you stay informed as governments and industry groups around Australia provide guidance and relief packages for small businesses.

We’ll be updating this list of business resources regularly.

Australian Business Support

The Australian Government is supporting businesses to manage cash flow challenges and retain employees during the coronavirus health crisis.

A range of assistance is being made available, including:

  • Boosting cash flow for employers
  • Temporary relief for financially distressed businesses
  • Increasing the instant asset write-off
  • Backing business investment
  • Supporting apprentices and trainees

Find a full breakdown of what is currently available to businesses on the Treasury website.

Business support by region

For more information on support being offered by the state and territory governments follow the links below. 

Stay up to date

Government support for businesses includes workplace guidance, links to employer resources, and other timely information as additional services and programs become available.

Global: World Health Organization


Get additional information and support

Many other agencies and organisations are mobilising resources, insights, and guidelines for businesses. Check back as we continue to curate available resources.

McKinsey & Company: Analysis to provide business leaders with a perspective on the evolving situation and implications for their companies.

Useful Town Square articles and resources

Plus, check out these helpful articles on our Town Square blog for more support getting through COVID-19.