COVID-19 Resources: South Australia Government

The South Australian Government recently announced the Jobs Rescue Package, which includes two new funds:

  • A $300 million Business and Jobs Support Fund: to directly assist individual businesses and industry sectors facing potential collapse and the loss of thousands of jobs due to the ongoing impacts of coronavirus
  • A $250 million Community and Jobs Support Fund: to assist community organisations, such as sporting, arts and recreational bodies, non-profit organisations and some other industry sectors. This fund will also help with training of South Australians seeking new skills and employment

Payroll Tax Relief

Six month waiver for all businesses with an annual payroll up to $4 million. Eligible businesses won’t have to pay any payroll tax from April to September.

Employers with annual wages above $4 million able to defer payroll tax payments for six months on demonstration of significant impacts on cash flow of coronavirus.

Emergency Cash Grants

$10,000 emergency cash grants for small businesses impacted by COVID-19.