COVID-19 Resources for Business

GMC Members Hotline: 5222 8041

9:30am – 5:00pm Monday – Friday


All COVID-19 Government (State & Federal) Government Information, Support & Response

Federal Government Information & Support for Businesses

Helpline for Small Businesses Impacted by COVID-19: 13 28 46 (7:00am – 11:00pm, 7 days) or email


  • Increasing the Instant Asset Write-Off
  • Backing Business Investment (BBI)
  • Supporting the flow of credit
  • Boosting cash flow for employers
  • Supporting apprentices and trainees
  • Temporary relief for financially distressed businesses
  • Assistance for affected regions, communities and industries
  • Support for existing government program participants and applicants
  • Coronavirus state and territory assistance and events
  • Employer, finance and business obligations
  • Travelling for work

ATO Emergency Support Infoline – 1800 806 218

Entrepreneurs’ Programme

Businesses who have had or are currently in an engagement with the Entrepreneurs’ Programme and would like to discuss impacts on their business, business continuity plans and so on with their Adviser or Facilitator are encouraged to do so. The EP team will also be reaching out to clients to establish where they can provide support, advice or link to opportunities. Call your Adviser/Facilitator direct or on 5222 8000.

Can my business stay open (updated 30 March 2020)

AiG Advice – What Businesses Can Stay Open? (pdf download)

State Government Information & Support for Businesses Business Hotline: 13 22 15

State Government Updates

Economic Survival Package Fact Sheet


  • Information on Stage 3 business restrictions
  • Economic Survival and Jobs Package
  • Develop business continuity and recover plans
  • Australian Government Economic Stimulus Package business measures
  • What should you tell your staff?
  • Working for Victoria Fund

Fair Work Ombudsman

Corona virus and Australian workplace laws


Information about Coronavirus (COVID-19) and preventing infectious diseases in the workplace

Health Related Resources

Department of Health & Human Services (State Governement)
Department of Health (Federal Government)
World Health Organisation


Last updated on March 30, 2020