Economic stimulus updates

The Australian Department of Treasury is continually updating the actions being taken to stimulate the economy in the face of COVID-19. Economic stimulus updates

Federal Government Jobkeeper payment initiative

The Federal Government has created a new initiative to try and keep Australians in jobs called the jobkeeper payment initiative. Jobkeeker Payment background 310320 Treasury information and background on the jobkeeper initiative

CoVid-19 restrictions update

At his latest press briefing on the pandemic Victoria’s Premier Daniel Andrews did not mention any restrictions on industries, focusing on health issues. Information on the level of restrictions in Victoria can be found here, While rolling updates on the situation nationally can be found here. NSW – Victoria border A reminder that the NSW government has […]

Tuesday 4 August – Victorian CoVid-19 briefing

On Tuesday Premier Daniel Andrews gave an update on the CoVid-19 situation in Victoria, foucssing on the increased penalties now being enforced. You can read his statement here. The major points are: Regional Victoria is under Stage 3 ‘Stay at Home’ Restrictions which only allow shopping for food and essential items; Care and caregiving; Daily exercise; Work and study – […]

Thursday 6 August – Updated permitted work premises in Victoria

The Victorian Government has updated its list of permitted work premises which can operate in Melbourne under the level 4 restrictions ‘Permitted Work Premises’ include:                 “Forestry activity” for the purposes of or relating to: Production of firewood for heating of premises Production of pallets Production of building supplies for construction Production of other goods […]