14 Apr 2020

COVID-19 Financial Support

Help is available if you are experiencing financial distress.

If you are having difficulty accessing welfare, please contact The Welfare Rights Centre,

From the City of Sydney

If you're running a shop, cafe, are a sole trader or creative business, the City of Sydney has a dedicated team to help businesses find the support that can keep you afloat through the COVID-19 pandemic. You can call the team on 02 9265 9333 Monday to Friday from 9.30am to 4pm or email [email protected]

From the NSW Government

Service NSW provides a 24/7 hotline to support people and business owners throughout the COVID-19 pandemic with questions about support and government assistance, phone 13 77 88.

Service NSW is providing support for Small Businesses

Small business owners can also apply for a rapid $10,000 Grant for Small Businesses

Support available from the Small Business

Information for NSW tenants is at

NSW payroll tax waiver & deferral

Land Tax

COVID-19 FAQs for the liquor and gaming industries:

From the Federal Government

JobKeeper factsheet for employers:

SME Guarantee Scheme to support small and medium enterprises (SMEs) gain access to working capital:

Boosting Cashflow for Employers

Increased Instant Asset Write-off

Backing business investment – accelerated depreciation:

Help with your energy bills

Commercial SME tenants and landlords

From the Australian Banking Association

Banks are offering support packages for their clients:

For the Not-for-Profit Sector

Help available for not-for-profits