Jobs Australia has sought clarity and further detail state by state from the Premiers on the definition of “non-essential businesses” which so far align with the statement by the Prime Minister.

 

Jobs Australia will continue to provide detail as the information is updated. This is a continually changing landscape and Jobs Australia will aim to keep the information current for Members.

 

Media Release: Prime Minister of Australia - 22 March 2020

Jobs Australia has sought clarity and further detail state by state from the Premiers on the definition of “non-essential businesses” which so far align with the statement by the Prime Minister. Jobs Australia will continue to provide detail as the information is updated. This is a continually changing landscape and Jobs Australia will aim to keep the information current for Members. Click Here

Media Release: Prime Minister of Australia Update on Coronavirus Measures - 24 March 2020

Australian governments are working together to slow the spread of coronavirus to save lives. Click Here

Essential Information: Coronavirus (COVID‑19) - 31 March 2020

This site is regularly updated to give you the latest Coronavirus news, updates and advice from Government agencies across Australia. Click Here.

JobSeeker Payment - 28 March 2020

Financial help if you’re between 22 and Age Pension age and looking for work. It’s also for when you’re sick or injured and can’t do your usual work or study for a short time. Click Here.

NDIS and Disaster Response - 1 April 2020

Latest advice for participants and providers. Click Here.

FAQs for Employment Services Providers - 26 March 2020

COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions for Employment Service Providers. Click Here.

Joint Media Statement: COVID-19 - MUTUAL OBLIGATION ARRANGEMENTS EXTENDED - 27 March 2020

The Morrison Government will continue the suspension of mutual obligation until 27 April 2020 to support job seekers through this difficult period.

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Download the Coronavirus Australia App

Stay informed. Download the official government “Coronavirus Australia” app in the Apple App Store or Google Play, or join our WhatsApp channel on iOS or Android.

 

Jobs Australia CEO Member Update: Jobkeeper Stimulus Snapshot and Fact Sheets - 31 March 2020

Jobs Australia is working to keep you, our Members as informed as we can with short, sharp, palatable information so you can continue to absorb the plethora of detail to digest. As you would have seen from the Federal Government announcements last night, further stimulus packages were announced for job seekers. Click here for further information.

CEO Update: Press Release - $130 billion JobKeeper payment to keep Australians in a Job - 31 March 2020

The Federal Government yesterday confirmed what media has been reporting since late last week. The third tranche of support for Australian Businesses during the COVID-19 Virus will be unlike anything seen before. Click here.

This information and contents of this publication, current as at the date of publication, is general in nature to offer assistance to Jobs Australia Members and is for reference purposes only.  It does not constitute legal or financial advice.  If you are concerned about any topic covered, we recommend that you seek your own specific legal and financial advice before taking any action.

 

Jobs Australia CEO Member Update: Bridging Finance and other Financial Implications of COVID-19 - 1 April 2020

Always mindful of what is most relevant to assist membership, the team has considered a number of your queries about bridging finance and other financial implications of COVID-19. Click here.

This information and contents of this publication, current as at the date of publication, is general in nature to offer assistance to Jobs Australia Members and is for reference purposes only.  It does not constitute legal or financial advice.  If you are concerned about any topic covered, we recommend that you seek your own specific legal and financial advice before taking any action.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Understanding your privacy obligations to your staff - 18 March 2020

This guidance is intended to help entities regulated by the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (Privacy Act) to understand their privacy obligations in the context of the pandemic. Click here.

This information and contents of this publication, current as at the date of publication, is general in nature to offer assistance to Jobs Australia Members and is for reference purposes only.  It does not constitute legal or financial advice.  If you are concerned about any topic covered, we recommend that you seek your own specific legal and financial advice before taking any action.

 

Coronavirus (COVID-19) (Document 2): Understanding your privacy obligations to your staff - 18 March 2020

 This guidance is intended to help entities regulated by the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (Privacy Act) to understand their privacy obligations in the context of the pandemic. Click here

This information and contents of this publication, current as at the date of publication, is general in nature to offer assistance to Jobs Australia Members and is for reference purposes only.  It does not constitute legal or financial advice.  If you are concerned about any topic covered, we recommend that you seek your own specific legal and financial advice before taking any action.

New Business Assistance with NEIS – Coronavirus (COVID-19) Supplement - 3 April 2020

The Government has announced the Coronavirus Supplement as part of its economic plan to support Australian households and businesses. The new, time-limited supplement will be paid at a rate of $550 per fortnight. The supplement will be available to existing and new recipients of eligible income support payments, from 27 April 2020. Click here.

Jobs Hub - 2 April 2020

In this rapidly changing jobs market the Australian Government is supporting businesses and those Australians looking for work. Click here.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) - 4 April 2020

This page will help students, parents, and education providers, as well as job seekers and employers find the information they need to make informed decisions about managing risk associated with COVID-19. Click here.