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JobKeeper extended

The Government is extending the JobKeeper Payment by a further six months to March 2021. Support will be targeted to businesses and not-for-profits that continue to be Read on...


How to keep your head while keeping your distance

There are people who are better at the whole social distancing game than others. If you already normally work from home, for instance, you might be laughing into your elbow as you Read on...


Why it’s important to think about insurance ahead of retirement

Finding the right level of insurance cover is important when you’re thinking about retirement. If retirement’s coming up on your horizon, the impact of COVID-19 Read on...


Small Business Grants and Programs now available

Queensland Government Small Business COVID-19 Adaption Grant Program Qld Government recently announced the Small Business COVID-19 Adaption Grant Program to provide small and Read on...


Increasing the instant write-off threshold for business assets

The depreciating asset instant asset write-off threshold has increased from $30,000 to $150,000 until 30 June 2020. The measure applies to both new and second-hand assets first Read on...


JobKeeper Payment now officially passed by the Government

On 8th April the JobKeeper Payment legislation was passed by both houses of Parliament. This update offers further guidance on the scheme. Workers with multiple jobs If you Read on...


Temporary access to super

As part of the measures taken by the government to support those impacted by COVID-19 some people will be able to access up to $10,000 of their super between now and 1 July 2020, Read on...


Early childhood education and care subsidy

Child care and early childhood education is critical for families who rely on it so they can continue to work throughout this ongoing crisis, particularly those who are working in Read on...


Boost to mental health services, domestic violence support and Medicare assistance

The Government released further funding on 29 March to support the secondary effects of the health and economic impact of the coronavirus. This package is designed to provide care Read on...


Supporting apprentices and trainees

The Government is encouraging and supporting businesses to retain apprentices and trainees to ensure continuity of skilled workers across our trade industries. Eligible Read on...


Award flexibility during coronavirus – Proposed new pandemic leave

Workers may soon have access to unpaid pandemic leave and extended annual leave at reduced rates to help keep them in their jobs through the coronavirus crisis. On 1 April Read on...


Boosting cash flow for employers

An economic stimulus package is being put in place to support businesses to manage cash flow challenges and assist them retain their employees to continue to stay viable through Read on...