Coronavirus and Business

Sutherland Shire Council is committed to ensuring that we provide the most relevant information, as provided by the leading public health agencies about coronavirus (COVID-19) for our local businesses. Below we have listed some of the most relevant government websites for businesses to check as frequently as possible.


Sutherland Shire Council

On 16th April Sutherland Shire councillors have unanimously endorsed an initial COVID-19 Relief Package to support residents and businesses as NSW continues to grapple with the unprecedented impact of the Coronavirus pandemic. Read the media statement here. Get the detailed business paper here. Read the meeting minutes here.


Council Tenants – Apply for Rent Relief


Council’s Public Health webpage


Subscribe to Sutherland Shire Council’s business fortnightly e newsletter for more updates


Like our facebook page (shirebusiness) for regular updates


See our restaurant & café directory here. Get behind our local shire restaurants and support the local economy by ordering a meal today!


Share the love on social media #supporttheshire and tell us which businesses are rising to to the COVID19 challenge



NSW Government


NSW Health

Information and advice on COVID-19 (coronavirus) for community and businesses in New South Wales.


Service NSW

NSW businesses are now able to access a range of advice and support related to COVID-19 including the $10,000 small business grant.  This hotline will now be available 24/7. Phone 13 77 88


NSW Small Business Commissioner

The NSW Small Business Commissioner has some FAQs relating to employer obligations and leave, business advice and dispute resolution.


Business Connect  

NSW Government program offering subsidised business advice to businesses affected by disasters and emergencies. Phone - 95455900 for Realise Business, the local provider of this program.


Safe Work NSW

Coronavirus advice and guidance for safe NSW workplaces


NSW Treasury

NSW economic stimulus package supporting health businesses and jobs.


Fair Trading NSW

Coronavirus frequently asked questions on consumer and business rights.


Revenue NSW

Covid - 19 Stimulus package for payroll tax - Frequently asked questions.


NSW Easy to do business

Get access to a free business concierge to navigate licence and permit requirements.



Australian Government


Department of Health

For general health information about coronavirus

Get the latest COVID‑19 news, updates and advice from Australian Government agencies

Summary of information about coronavirus for small business including financial assistance packages, eligibility, timing and support. Phone 13 28 46


Download the COVIDSafe app here. Downloading the app is something you can do to protect you, your family and friends and save the lives of other Australians.


Australian Taxation Office

 Find out how the ATO is supporting businesses affected by coronavirus including the JobKeeper payment.


My Business Health

Supporting good mental health, access tools, templates and tips to manage business challenges.


The Treasury

Australian Government Stimulus Package including cash flow assistance for businesses, temporary relief for financially distressed businesses, instant asset write off and other support for businesses.


Safe Work Australia

Advice for employers and measures to have in place to maintain a safe workplace during coronavirus.


Fair Work Ombudsmen

Employer and employee frequently asked questions about workplace obligations and entitlements if you’re affected by the outbreak of coronavirus.


Office of the Australian Information Commissioner

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Understanding your privacy obligations to your staff - handling of employee health information.


Head to Health

The Government’s digital mental health portal


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More information


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