COVID-19 Small Business Support Program

The Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale is committed to supporting local small businesses through this challenging time.

The Shire has partnered with Business Foundations and Business Advisory South West and Peel to deliver FREE one-on-one advisory sessions to provide guidance in the face of the challenge that COVID-19 presents to our local businesses.

Business Foundations and Business Advisory South West and Peel can offer the service online or over the phone if required. Advisors will spend an hour with each business providing tailored advice.

Small Business Support Session

Business consultants from Business Foundations and Business Advisory South West and Peel will be made available for a one hour one-to-one confidential consultation relating to the following areas:

  • Government assistance measures
  • Occupation health and safety for staff/employment obligations
  • Business continuity plan

Businesses owners or operators can also discuss any other questions or concerns they have relating to their business regarding the impacts of COVID-19.

How to apply

To apply for a FREE session through the Shire’s COVID-19 Small Business Support Program, simply send an email to joneill@sjshire.wa.gov.au from your business email address, with “COVID-19 Small Business Support application” in the subject line.

Please also include the following information: 

Business name

Business owner/ Contact name 

Business address

Mobile and email

Eligibility

  1. Have a lease on a premise in the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale OR are the registered owner of a small business in the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale.

AND

  1. Are a small business as defined by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (fewer than 20 employees)

 **Please note that only a limited number of places are available for eligible businesses. 

Contact us

For further information or support, please contact our Manager Economic Development, Tourism and Marketing John O’Neill via 0439 938 442 or email joneill@sjshire.wa.gov.au

 

Federal Government support

The Federal Government has a dedicated webpage which has financial assistance information, eligibility and timing for new the new government support for Australian business. Click on the link below for more information.

Coronavirus information and support for businesses

State Government support

The State Government has announced a $607 million stimulus package to support WA households and small businesses in the wake of COVID-19.

This includes $114 million in measures to support Western Australian small and medium businesses. In addition, small and medium sized businesses affected by COVID-19 can now apply to defer payment of their 2019-20 payroll tax until July 21, 2020. Click on the link below for more information.

COVID-19: Business and industry advice and information

Other business support

The Chamber of Commerce and Industry have put together a COVID-19 response micro-site which contains information around disaster recovery and business continuity.

COVID-19 response micro-site

Peel Business Advisory Group Online Session Flier

The Small Business Development Corporation also has a COVID-19 Online Hub.

Online Hub

The Australian Taxation Office has information for businesses dealing with the impact of COVID-19.

Australian Taxation Office COVID-19 information