Month: March 2020

JobKeeper Payments Announcement

This afternoon the Federal Government announced the JobKeeper Payment, designed to help businesses continue to employ workers even as their businesses are impacted by the Coronavirus. Below is our summary from the announcement and the Fact Sheet provided by Treasury. Under the JobKeeper Payment, businesses impacted by the Coronavirus will be able to access a […]

Additional Federal Government Support for Businesses

Following the worsening economic situation since the Federal Government’s initial announcement of measures to assist the economy on 12 March, below is summary of additional measures that have been announced today. We are yet to see the legislation to enact these measures, however the Treasury has provided some detail of the announcement on their website […]