Member/Business Support

Business Support Opportunities


COVID-19 business grant - The 2021 COVID-19 business grant provides support for businesses, sole traders or not-for-profit organisation in NSW that have impacted by the recent COVID-19 restrictions. You may be eligible for a one-off grant of $7,500, $10,500 or $15,000. Applications will close at 11:59pm on 13 September 2021.

COVID-19 micro-business support grant The COVID-19 micro-business support grant will help micro businesses (small business or sole trader with annual turnover of more than $30,000 and under $75,000) impacted by COVID-19 restrictions. You may be able to apply for a $1,500 payment per fortnight of restrictions from late July 2021.

JobSaver - JobSaver is a support program to maintain employment of staff for small and medium businesses and provide cashflow support to businesses impacted by the current health restrictions.


Rent relief: The Commercial Tenancy Relief Scheme will alleviate financial hardship faced by tenants and landlords as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

New support announced for Victorian businesses: The Victorian Government has announced a $400 million package, jointly funded by the Commonwealth Government, that will provide automatic payments to almost 100,000 eligible businesses in Victoria, including sole traders. 

Get practical help with free online courses live and on-demand events and a range of business resources to help you prepare for a strong recovery through Upskill My Business Victoria. 


2021 COVID-19 Business Support Grants $5,000 grants will be made available to small and medium businesses across Queensland affected by the COVID-19 lockdown that commenced on Saturday 31 July 2021 and lockdowns in other states. Your business doesn't have to be located in South East Queensland, but you must have experienced at least a 30% reduction in turnover as a result of the lockdown. Grants are also available for large businesses in the hospitality and tourism sector operating in the 11 local government areas in the lockdown, subject to meeting eligibility criteria.


COVID-19 Business Support Grant  - The South Australian Government has announced a July 2021 COVID-19 Business Support Grant Program to support thousands of South Australian small and medium-sized businesses that suffer a significant loss of income or have been forced to close as a result of the restrictions imposed from 20 July 2021.


Small Business Lockdown Assistance Grant: Round Two - The Western Australian Government has announced another round of targeted Small Business Lockdown Assistance Grants to assist small businesses most impacted by the recent circuit-breaker four-day lockdown and interim restrictions. The grant program will provide $3000 cash flow support to small businesses in industry sectors most impacted and will be made available to eligible small businesses across Perth, Peel and regional Western Australia.

COVID-19 Resource Kit
COVID-19 National information
COVID-19 National business support


Beyond Blue- Headsup
Beyond Blue- The Essential Network for health professionals
Black dog institute- Workplace wellbeing
Head to health- Covid-19 support
Life in mind- Covid-19 support
R U Ok-
At work
WHO- Mental health and psychosocial considerations during the COVID-19 outbreak