Letter to Member; Commercial Tenancies, Qantas Update and Membership Offer (8 April 2020)

April 8, 2020

Dear Member/Friend, Yesterday, the Prime Minister, at a press conference, spoke about Commercial Tenancies and theoretical modeling in relation to the impact of coronavirus. The Media Statement can be found at: https://www.pm.gov.au/media/update-coronavirus-measures-070420 Any business operators with concerns about their ability to... Read more

Letter to Member; Latest Updates & Useful Links (6 April 2020)

April 6, 2020

Dear Member/Friend TAFE NSW COURSES + OTHER PROGRAMS The NSW Government has announced today that, in conjunction with TAFE, a number of “fee-free” short courses would be offered by TAFE. The courses are within 3 areas: Develop Administrative Skills; Enhance... Read more

Letter to Member; Small Business Package, Tenancy and Qantas

April 3, 2020

GOOD NEWS FOR SMALL BUSINESSES The NSW Government has this morning announced a $750 million-dollar package for small business whereby small businesses will receive grants of up to $10,000 to help with their cash flow. It is intended that businesses... Read more

Letter to Member; Free Childcare, Tenancies, Chamber Communications And Programs (NEW)(COVID-19)

April 2, 2020

CHILDCARE  The Prime Minister has today announced a measure that will provide free child care, underpinning the survival of childcare centres and allowing working parents to continue to work. See the Prime Minister’s Media Statement: https://www.pm.gov.au/media/early-childhood-education-and-care-relief-package Key features of the plan... Read more

Letter to Member; Restrictions On Gathering And Movement, JobKeeper Payment and Qantas Status (COVID-19 Update)

March 31, 2020

Dear Member / Friend, QANTAS Qantas as you know has cut back its service to Armidale to 12 flights per week. It is likely that it will cut services further in the very near future and may result in all... Read more

Letter to Member; $130 Billion Wage Subsidy Package And Useful Links (COVID-19)

March 30, 2020

Dear Member/friend While the curve hopefully may be starting to begin to flatten, social and business restrictions continue and tighten. Concurrently new economic measures are announced. JOBKEEPER PAYMENT Today the Prime Minister has announced a $130 Billion wage subsidy package.... Read more

Webinar; The Federal Government’s Response to the Coronavirus. The Ramifications for Small Business

March 29, 2020

Presented by Anthony Rogers, Manager, Business Services, Roberts & Morrow Watch the webinar in full here Resource: Economic Response To The Coronavirus As At 23 March 2020.

Letter to Member; Latest Announcements and Useful Links (COVID-19)

March 29, 2020

Dear Member/friend NSW Last Friday the New South Wales Government released details of the second stage of its economic package. Here is a link to the NSW Treasury page outlining the measures. Covid-19 Stimulus You will see that it includes:... Read more

Letter to Member; COVID-19 Advisory Banking

March 26, 2020

Dear Member / friend As Covid-19 continues to take its toll on businesses and their employees, more businesses are closing their doors and people losing their jobs. While others are able to work from home, keeping the businesses alive, for... Read more

Letter to Member; COVID-19 Advisory Update as at 25 March 2020

March 25, 2020

Dear Member/friend We are in a very serious situation. Covid-19 is spreading rapidly and into the regions with there being 2 positive cases in Inverell and 1 in Tamworth as well as cases in other areas. This is not cause... Read more