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In just a matter of weeks, local business across the Shire have transformed how they operate and serve the community because of the current COVID-19 crisis.
Help support local business and check out what you can do to help below.
From your favourite cafes and restaurants, local store and everything in between – they would all welcome your support during these unprecedented times, especially as many are still operating online or offering takeaway and delivery options.
Purchase food, goods and services from local businesses wherever you can, whilst observing the social distancing guidelines.
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In response to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, a range of resources and support services have been made available to small businesses and enterprises.
The Federal Government has announced measures to support businesses impacted by COVID-19. If you’re a sole trader or you employ people, find out what your business can access and where to go for help.
SBDC provides regularly updated information specifically related to small business owners on how to prepare your business, as well as support and advisory services, and government support packages.
Business Station is a not-for-profit organisation partnering with the Australian Federal Government (AusIndustry), State Government (Small Business Development Corporation), and local government agencies to provide small business services across Australia.
CCIWA provides information for businesses to help them prepare for a range of potential outcomes of the COVID-19 outbreak including a regularly updated COVID-19 Key Issues Fact Sheet, COVID-19 Impacts on the WA Economy Fact Sheet, Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Workbook, Frequently Asked Questions and Consultancy information.
Shire of Broome have also put together a summary of the Economic Stimulus Packages. Find them in our FAQs under the question 'Q. Will I receive financial assistance due to COVID-19?'