Kempsey Shire Council is adjusting the way we work and support our community and local businesses in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. We are constantly reviewing our response to the situation.
The NSW community is facing a particularly challenging time, and businesses and many workers are impacted.
The NSW Government is providing support for individuals, sole traders, micro-businesses, small and medium businesses, the creative services industry and accommodation providers to help at this time.
Read the Summary of support available(PDF, 296KB)
On 28 July 2021, the NSW Government announced that eligibility for the JobSaver program would be extended to include businesses with an annual turnover of between $75,000 and $250 million, up from $50 million, which have experienced a revenue decline of 30 percent or more.
These changes are in addition to the range of NSW Business Support Packages announced earlier this month.
To support you in this rapidly changing situation, the NSW Government has developed frequently asked questions (FAQs)(PDF, 217KB) for accountants and tax practitioners, covering topics such as:
General information on business support packages can be found at www.nsw.gov.au
Support for individuals affected by the current COVID-19 restrictions is available through Services Australia