Stay-at-home order extended for further two weeks
Members are advised that the NSW State Government has extended the current Stay-At-Home Order until 11.59pm on Friday 30 July 2021. The Government has based this decision on the continued high numbers of persons presenting with COVID-19 infection.
State and Federal Governments announce COVID(1)19 support packages
Members are also advised that during this third week of Greater Sydney’s Stay-At-Home Order requirements, the Prime Minister, the NSW Premier and NSW Treasurer have announced a series of support measures for small businesses and individuals who are struggling through the current restrictions.
Support for Business The Federal Government is:
• providing between $1,500 and $10,000 per week to businesses who can show a 30% decline in turnover.
• providing a 25% payroll tax waiver for businesses with wages between $1.2million and $10million who can show a 30% decline in turnover.
The NSW State Government is:
• providing grants between $7,500 and $15,000 to cover the first 3 weeks of restrictions for businesses with wages below $10million.
• providing grants of $1,500 per fortnight to cover restrictions for micro businesses with annual turnover of between $30,000 and up to $70,000.
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