JobKeeper 2.0 Summary

The Government is extending the JobKeeper Payment by a further six months to March 2021. Support will be targeted to businesses and not-for-profits that continue to be significantly impacted by the Coronavirus. The payment rate will be reduced and a lower payment rate will be introduced for those who work fewer hours. Other eligibility rules…

New Child Care Package announced

Early Childhood Education and Care Relief Package – COVID-19 Updated as of 2 April 2020 The new payment under the Early Childhood Education and Care Relief Package is a payment to support Child Care Services to remain open. Due to the impact of COVID-19, the sector has reported significant decreases in attendance and enrolments. These…

MEDIA RELEASE 29 Mar 2020

Prime Minister, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Women, Assistant Minister for Health, Minister for Families and Social Services More help will be given to millions of Australians battling the devastating impacts of coronavirus with a $1.1 billion package which boosts mental health services, domestic violence support, Medicare assistance for people at home and emergency food…

COVID-19 Health Resources

The truth, resources – https://www.health.gov.au/news/health-alerts/novel-coronavirus-2019-ncov-health-alert/coronavirus-covid-19-resources COVID-19 infection control training This 30-minute online training module is for health care workers in all settings, but is open to anyone. It covers the fundamentals of infection prevention & control for COVID-19. https://www.health.gov.au/resources/apps-and-tools/covid-19-infection-control-training

Income support for individuals

Australian Government Fact Sheet The Government is temporarily expanding eligibility to income support payments and establishing a new, time-limited Coronavirus supplement to be paid at a rate of $550 per fortnight. This supplement will be paid to both existing and new recipients of the eligible payment categories. These changes will apply for the next six…

Why do I need a Profit & Loss Report and how do I read it?

Most people start their business because they are passionate about the primary work of the business — which usually    is not accounting. This means that most business people aren’t completely aware of how to interpret the monthly financial reports they receive. For business owners, the Profit & Loss Report, and other financial reports can highlight…

Move from Excel to accounting software

Small businesses often start out using Excel – but that’s only doable up until a point. Like every teenager eventually becomes an adult, your business needs to evolve and grow. Find out why the smartest organisations are using online accounting software instead…