Coronavirus – State and Territory Government Support

Coronavirus Information and Resources

COVID-19 measures announced by the State and Territory Governments to provide support during the coronavirus pandemic.

 

Australian Capital Territory

Contact: Business Liaison Team on 02 6205 0900

A Public Health Emergency was declared in the ACT and a $137 million Economic Survival Package was been announced in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. 

 

New South Wales

Contact: 13 28 46 

The NSW Government announced a $2.3 billion Health and Economic Stimulus Package on 17 March 2020 to protect the community and help protect jobs in the face of the COVID-19 outbreak over the next six months. Two key components included $700 million in extra health funding and $1.6 billion in tax cuts to support jobs.

The NSW Government announced a Stage 2 Package on 27 March 2020, which focuses on keeping people in jobs and helping businesses stay afloat. 

 

Northern Territory

The NT Government announced a $65 million Jobs Rescue and Recovery Plan on 26 March 2020 to help stimulate the economy and keep Territorians in jobs.

 

Queensland

Contact: 13 QGOV (13 74 68)

The QLD Government announced a $4 billion COVID-19 Economic Relief Recovery Package to support the businesses, workers and households.

 

South Australia

Contact: Business SA on 1300 142 820

The SA Government has announced a $350 million Initial Economic Stimulus Package, on 11 March 2020 which focused on driving the economy and securing jobs through major road and hospital upgrades to significant tourism infrastructure and increased funding for the state’s Economic and Business Growth Fund to support industry sectors.

The SA Government announced a Jobs Rescue Package on 26 March 2020 aimed at saving South Australian jobs and supporting key industries and local businesses survive throughout an unprecedented economic emergency.

 

Tasmania

Contact: Business Tasmania Hotline on 1800 440 026

The TAS Government announced a Support and Stimulus Package on 18 March 2020 and a Social and Economic Support Package on 26 March 2020 in response to the coronavirus crisis. 

 

Victoria

Contact: Business Victoria on 13 22 15

The VIC Government announced a $1.7 billion Economic Survival and Jobs Package to assist Victorian businesses struggling amid the coronavirus pandemic. 

 

Western Australia 

Contact: Business Support on 133 140

The WA Government announced a $607 million Economic Stimulus Package on 16 March 2020 to provide relief for businesses and households. 

The WA Government also announced a $1 billion Economic and Health Relief Package on 31 March 2020 to provide household, business and community services assistance as well as additional industry support.