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Government support for Victorian businesses

With most of Victoria officially in lockdown in an attempt to stop the second wave of COVID-19, the impact on many businesses based across metropolitan Melbourne and the Mitchell Shire will be significant over the next 6 weeks and beyond. As a way to soften the blow for the businesses that have only recently started...
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Get ready for changes to the JobKeeper

UPDATED AS OF 7 August 2020 Businesses nervous about the state of the economy in the wake of a potential second wave can breathe a sigh of relief; the government has confirmed its intention extend the JobKeeper beyond the current legislated end date of 27 September with a few tweaks to eligibility and payment rates. While the...
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COVID-19 challenges for super funds

The COVID-19 pandemic has presented some of the toughest challenges to businesses and the economy in recent memory. No surprises then that the superannuation industry has also been heavily impacted both in terms of early withdrawal of super and in investment opportunities. In the context of an uncertain future, ASIC has released information about what it...
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COVID-19 recovery grant for NSW small businesses

As the country starts on its road to recovery from COVID-19, with most states gradually lifting restrictions on gatherings and business trading, many businesses are starting to reopen and trade again. If you run a small business in NSW that has experienced a decline in turnover as a result of COVID-19, you may be eligible...
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