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It's important we work together to minimise the spread of COVID-19 as we welcome customers back into shops, bars and restaurants. The NSW Government has introduced a simple 3-step process to ensure your business is safe for you, your employees and your customers.
Step 1: Complete a COVID-19 Safety Plan.Step 2: Register as a COVID Safe business.Step 3: Show that you’re COVID Safe by downloading and displaying your COVID Safe posters to reassure your customers.
If you need business support visit the NSW Government website or call 13 77 88.
Access the NSW Government website for the poster and signage toolkit.The signs, posters and stickers in this toolkit provide ourselves, our colleagues and our community reminders of accepted behaviours and new standards of etiquette that will help protect everyone and stop the spread of COVID-19.
Use electronic methods for contactless check-in and help NSW stay in business and stop the spread of COVID-19. Visit the NSW Government website to ensure your business is adhering to the requirements.
As of 1 January 2021, hospitality venues and hairdressers will be required to use the NSW Government QR code system. Learn more about COVID Safe Check-in with the Service NSW app.
Businesses can now access updated NSW Government guidelines on cleaning requirements following a positive COVID-19 case. Visit the NSW Government website for the latest advice on cleaning.
Council has adopted a new Rates and Hardship Policy, which will allow ratepayers to defer their rates, without accruing interest, up until 30 June 2021. This new policy is in response to the current Coronavirus pandemic and the challenges that residents and businesses have faced as a result.
If your business is experiencing financial hardship and would like to apply to have your rates deferred, fill out the form and submit it to firstname.lastname@example.org
For additional information on other concessios to businsess, visit Councils COVID-19 page.
The Federal Government Economic Stimulus Package is focused on supporting households and businesses to address the economic consequences of the pandemic. Businesses can access support and cashflow assistance. You may be eligible for grants or financial support, including:
More financial advice and support is availableon the
Australian Government Business Portal or call the helpline for businesses impacted by COVID-19 on 13 28 46.
The NSW Government has announced a $1.6 billion stimulus and support package to assist businesses and jobs that have been affected by COVID-19.
For further information go to
We will continue to update this page as more information and resources become available.
You can also contact Council's Economic Development team on