Latest Government Updates
RDA Northern Rivers is keeping you informed with the latest Australian and NSW Government updates during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. We will be adding relevant information and media releases as posts below as news unfolds.
Business.gov.au Support line: 13 28 46
Latest announcements from our Prime Minister: Australian Parliament Media Centre
Service NSW 24/7 helpline: 13 77 88
You can also get the latest information about support services and virus containment from the Australian and NSW Government websites
Australian Government https://www.australia.gov.au/
Information for business https://www.business.gov.au/
Safework Australia https://www.safeworkaustralia.gov.au/covid-19-information-workplaces
NSW Government https://www.nsw.gov.au/
NSW Government information for business https://www.service.nsw.gov.au/campaign/covid-19-help-small-businesses
Links to Ministers updates and information sharing
From the Minister for Health, The Hon Greg Hunt
The latest update from the Minister can be viewed at the link below
Advice for Skilled Migration Visa holders is available on our Migration page
2020-21 Financial Year Update from NSW Treasury _____________________________________________________________________________ The NSW Government’s limited number of interim nomination places for the 2020–21 financial year have been exhausted. We are currently awaiting...
The Australian and NSW Government have a broad range of resources available to support businesses during the current pandemic.
CORONAVIRUS BUSINESS SUPPORT At www.business.gov.au there is a team of dedicated customer representatives who can help you if your business has been affected by the coronavirus. The team are available between 7.00am – 9.00pm across Australia, seven days a week. Call...
Economic and demographic data specialists REMPLAN have initiated the Australian Business Economic Impact Survey (ABEIS) to respond to the rapid change experienced by businesses as a result of COVID-19 and the need for insights at a local geographic level
AusIndustry has provided the following overview of the information currently available about support measures for businesses relating to COVID-19. (released Tuesday 24 March) The main COVID-19 page on the AusIndustry website is being continuously updated as new...
The Hon Michaelia Cash, Minister for Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business, Senator for Western Australia, announces the Australian Government’s Business Hotline will be expanded to provide specialist advisers and extended hours to support small and medium businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic
Information and updates from Northern Rivers councils
Byron Shire Council https://www.byron.nsw.gov.au/Community/Public-health-and-safety/Coronavirus-COVID-19
Lismore City Council https://yoursay.lismore.nsw.gov.au/covid-19-information-updates
Clarence Valley Council https://www.clarence.nsw.gov.au/cp_themes/metro/page.asp?p=DOC-RZQ-45-38-11
Tweed Shire Council https://www.tweed.nsw.gov.au/Coronavirus
Richmond Valley Council https://richmondvalley.nsw.gov.au/covid-19-novel-coronavirus-important-information/
Ballina Shire Council https://ballina.nsw.gov.au/news/coronavirus-council-updates-and-resources–224
Kyogle Council https://www.kyogle.nsw.gov.au/