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Financial Assistance for Individuals and Businesses Affected by COVID-19

The Australian Government has announced two rounds of financial support for individuals, businesses, not for profits and charities this month, with more on the way.

To help you access the support that is available to you, we are updating our specialised Coronavirus (COVID-19) Assistance page on our website almost daily. On this page you can find out about the range of programs that are available, including:

For Individuals:
  • Changes to the JobSeeker and Youth Allowance JobSeeker Payments
  • Lower-Income Support Payment
  • Income Support Supplement for Individuals
  • Additional Child Care Subsidy
  • Temporary Early Release of Superannuation
  • Temporarily Reducing Superannuation Minimum Drawdown Rates
  • Reducing Social Security Deeming Rates
For Businesses:
  • JobKeeper Payment
  • Increased Asset Write-Off Threshold
  • Backing Business Investment
  • Boosting Cash Flow for Employers
  • Supporting Apprentices and Trainees
  • Support for Existing Government Program Participants and Applicants
  • SME Guarantee Scheme
  • ATO Support
  • Providing Temporary Relief for Financially Distressed Businesses
  • Community Child Care Fund Special Circumstances COVID-19 Support
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