In the current circumstances we have tried to list the major links from Australian & Tasmanian Governments and organisations with Coronavirus (COVID-19) Links
Australian Government – latest Coronavirus news, updates and advice from government agencies across Australia.
Australian Government Department of Social Services – Coronavirus (COVID-19) information and support
Australian Government Department of Health Resources
Australian Government Treasury Resources
Australian Government Taxation Office
NDIS Commission coronavirus (COVID-19) information
Tasmanian Government – Latest Situation
Tasmanian Premier’s Updates
Tasmanian Government – Department of Health
Tasmanian Department of State Growth
- Support Packages available https://www.business.tas.gov.au/covid-19_business_support_packages
Tasmanian Government – COVID-19 Government info for businesses
Tasmanian State Revenue Office business stimulus measures information
Tourism Tasmania – Information for Businesses, Information for Visitors, Business Assistance, Tourism Talk subsscription
Department of Communities Tasmania – impact on Communities Tasmania services and activities
Tasmanian Government – Digital Ready
Helping Tasmanian small businesses take the next step online
Skills Tasmania’s Rapid Response Skills Initiative
- As a response to the current COVID-19 situation affecting business, on March 27th 2020, the Tasmanian Government announced an increase in funding and scope to the Skills Tasmania administered Rapid Response Skills Initiative.
There are two distinct stream of support – for employers, and for Job Seekers – as described herein: https://www.skills.tas.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0011/228296/TasGov_COVID19_Factsheet_Rapid_Response_Skills_Initiative.pdf
Rapid Response Skills Matching Service – for employers & Job Seekers;
Rapid Response Skills Training Support.
Further details, including the Guidelines, are available at https://www.skills.tas.gov.au/learners/support_for_retrenched_and_redundant_workers,
or contact Allan Kenny (0438 371 183), or Bill Duhig (0400 843 804) from Skills Tasmania, or Nick Prokopiec (0419 425 168) from Searson Buck.
Safe Work Australia Business resource kit – COVID-19
NBN Project – Coronavirus (COVID-19) and NBN: latest updates, working from home tips and FAQs, including $150 million COVID-19 relief and assistance package announcement