Information and Links to Resources Regarding Corona Virus and your Business.
The World Health Organisation has officially declared COVID-19 a Pandemic. With so much information and misinformation floating about in regards to COVID-19, it’s important to keep well-informed by reliable sources.
Current accurate information and updates can be found at these following links so please check in regularly:
JobKeeper Fact Sheets
|1. Jobkeeper payment supporting business to retain jobs|
|2. Jobkeeper payment information for employers|
|3. Jobkkeeper payment info for employees|
|4. Jobkeeper frequently asked questions|
Link to Corona Virus Chamber Updates. Includes links and downloads.
Workplace Policies and Procedures. Thanks to our generous members.
|Coronavirus Workplace Management Policy||COVID-19 Working from Home Agreement 200316|
|Working From Home Checklist COVID-19 200316||Working from Home COVID-19 Policy 200316|
|Working From Home COVID-19 Safe Work Procedure 200316|
South West Smart Hub
Click here to access the South Web Smart hub.
The South West Alliance is a collective of community-minded stakeholders, organisations and business owners from the public and private sectors that have rallied together to assist in the response and recovery to the coronavirus pandemic.
Jobs and WA Food & Ag
The State Government has launched the Jobs in WA Food & Ag website and Facebook page, as an information hub for people looking for work in the agricultural sector, and for employers looking to hire local labour.
They are also providing WA agricultural businesses free 12-month access to Studium – an online database where job-seekers can register their interest for work, and employers can search for the labour they need.
And an important reminder: workers should not travel to regional areas until they have a job secured and must comply with the latest travel restrictions to keep our communities safe.
Small Business Development Corporation COVID-19 Support and Information
To help businesses manage business disruption associated with COVID-19, the SBDC have put together a range of support information, that is being constantly updated. This includes information on:
- Government and Financial Support Packages https://www.smallbusiness.wa.gov.au/coronavirus#govt-support
- Restrictions on business activities and social gatherings https://www.smallbusiness.wa.gov.au/coronavirus#gatherings
- How to prepare your business https://www.smallbusiness.wa.gov.au/coronavirus#prepare
- Employer obligations https://www.smallbusiness.wa.gov.au/coronavirus#employer
- Support and advisory services https://www.smallbusiness.wa.gov.au/coronavirus#support-advice
- Free online webinars https://www.smallbusiness.wa.gov.au/coronavirus#webinars
- Free online learning portal https://www.smallbusiness.wa.gov.au/coronavirus#portal
CCIWA COVID 19 Business website – Free and accessible by all
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Western Australia (CCIWA) has launched a free, comprehensive online resource to help businesses across the State prepare for COVID-19. It is the most comprehensive business response resource available in Australia. The guides and templates we’ve developed for the site are being utilised by our friends across the Chamber movement in Australia.
Their Covid-19 website includes advice on areas such as managing economic impacts, protecting staff, managing travel, business continuity, working from home, communicating with staff and FAQs. The content includes practical video and written advice, as well as templates and a range of other resources with the single aim of ensuring businesses are better prepared. This is not just a resource for their members – it is a resource to guide every organisation through the process of managing their responses to COVID-19.
Mental Health Support – Anxiety, Stress & Wellbeing
The Black Dog Institute has developed Evidence-based resources to help individuals, workplaces, schools, parents and health professionals. https://www.blackdoginstitute.org.au/
Head to Health also has very good resources. https://headtohealth.gov.au/covid-19-support/covid-19