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COVID-19 Resources



To assist businesses during Greater Sydney's lockdown, we have listed some important government resources and are sharing the expertise of our members. For current Greater Sydney restrictions, click here.

For Connection members requiring additional membership support, please contact us.


Government Financial Assistance




NSW Govt Financial Support

Click here for Service NSW information on government loans, grants and financial assistance for businesses affected by COVID-19. 

Federal Govt COVID-19 Disaster Payment

To find out more and apply for the COVID-19 Disaster Payment, click here




Related: 

View a replay of our July 23 webinar: The COVID-19 Business Support Package Explained and our August 3 webinar: The NSW JobSaver Package Explained. William Buck have provided an updated powerpoint presentation highlighting Service NSW's changes to support packages (as at 12pm, 12th August). 

William Buck article, July 26: NSW JobSaver applications now open – further details on how to apply

William Buck article, July 27: 2021 COVID-19 Micro-business Grant – businesses can now apply


Business Support 






Services Australia Business Support

If you are an employer or run a business, this site details information, forms, payments and services.


Services NSW Business Support

This site brings together the support and services available to assist small businesses affected by COVID-19. 


Business Concierge

Small business owners can book a call with a business concierge from Services NSW here.



ATO Support

This ATO site provides information and assistance for businesses impacted by COVID-19 or contact the ATO on 1800 806 218 for emergency support.


Workplace Advice



Managing Staff During COVID-19 Restrictions

In this video, Melissa Powick from HR consulting firm ChandlerWoods answers some commonly-asked questions from employers who are managing a remote workforce during lockdown.




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