COVID-19 Support

Whether you have been stood down, have had your hours reduced or have closed the door on your business, find financial assistance and support to help during this uncertain time.

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Please stay COVIDSafe and help reduce the risk of further transmission.

Financial support

You may get payment from Services Australia if you or your family are affected by COVID-19.  Find out how to check what you can get, or claim and manage a payment if you aren’t getting one already.

Your business may be eligible for a range of government financial assistance and support, including the JobKeeper Payment scheme. Find out what support is available for your business.

The Australian Government is offering eligible small and medium businesses a wage subsidy of 50 per cent of their eligible apprentice or trainee’s wages, up to $7,000 per quarter, paid until 31 March 2021.

Looking after yourself

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A range of mental health and wellbeing information and support to help you achieve your best possible mental health.

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Are you or someone you know in crisis? Access 24-hour crisis support and suicide prevention services.

Call 13 11 14

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Provides tailored and holistic mental health support to 12 - 25 year olds.

Find free and low-cost, trusted online and phone mental health resources

Find occupations with local demand or study options

The Australian Government is seeking to support those who are experiencing employment challenges in the COVID-19 environment. You can use the tool below to find occupations that:

  • have local vacancies
  • match your current qualifications
  • use similar skills.
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COVID-19 resources for students and job seekers

View resources for students and schools, including tips to help stop the spread of COVID‑19 at school.

View a range of resources and support for international students affected by COVID‑19.

View a range of support, services and information to help job seekers find and keep a job in the COVID‑19 economy.