FEDERAL GOVERNMENT GRANTS
On 21 July 2020, the Federal Government announced it is extending the JobKeeper Payment until 28 March 2021 and is targeting support to those businesses and not-for-profits which continue to be significantly impacted by the Coronavirus. From 28 September 2020, eligibility for the JobKeeper Payment will be based on actual turnover in the relevant periods, the payment will be stepped down and paid at two rates.
NSW GOVERNMENT GRANTS
SOUTHERN BORDER SMALL BUSINESS SUPPORT GRANT
The NSW Government is providing a grant for small businesses in eligible local government areas (LGAs) that have been impacted by the closure of the NSW and Victorian border. The 'Southern border small business support grant' is designed to provide $5000 - $10,000 immediate, short-term cashflow assistance to help businesses survive or adapt to the changed circumstances.
NSW TAXI INDUSTRY $2900 SUBSIDY PAYMENTS TO OPERATORS IN NSW
The majority of the $2900 support payments from the NSW Government $12.6 million industry support package have been mailed out to eligible operators and presented to the bank. Any operator that believes they should have been eligible and didn't receive a payment is asked to contact to Point to Point Industry Contact Centre on 131 727.