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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

Letter to Member; COVID-19 Advisory Update as at 23 March 2020

March 23, 2020

Dear Member/friend NSW is not in a state-wide lockdown despite suggestions yesterday. The Commonwealth Government though has imposed restrictions on: Pubs, registered clubs; Gyms, indoor sporting venues; Cinemas, entertainment venues, casinos and night clubs; Restaurants and cafes. They can provide... Read more

Letter to Member; COVID-19 Advisory Update as at 22 March 2020

March 22, 2020

Dear Member/friend While the COVID-19 situation is evolving, so is its economic impact. In Armidale, the effect has already been very severe on a number of businesses, particularly in relation to tourism, accommodation and hospitality. As the Federal Government has... Read more

Letter to Member; COVID-19 (20 March 2020)

March 20, 2020

Dear Member and Friends The Chamber has been monitoring the evolving situations with COVID-19, noting that no cases have been notified for the Armidale Region so far. We are endeavouring to balance the advice of the experts as well as... Read more