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Additional ACT COVID support for Canberra companies, tourism and struggling arts | The Canberra Times

Additional ACT COVID support for Canberra companies, tourism and struggling arts |  The Canberra Times

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ACT companies that are doing hard and are now struggling with the extension of Canberra’s Covid lockdown until at least October 15 will be offered extended and extended “refill” financial support. There is also additional support on the way for local businesses, such as tourism, hospitality and the arts, which have had the ‘double blow’ of the ACT lockdown, as well as the effects of lockdowns in other parts of the nation. They can now access a COVID-19 tourism, accommodation provider, arts and events and hospitality grants of up to $ 20,000. ACT Liberal Senator Zed Seselja said it was important to help local businesses as they considered extending the local lockdown. “It was a real blow and especially for those companies that can’t operate at all,” he told The Canberra Times. “[There are] some companies that operate but of course still have a fairly markedly reduced turnover due to lockdown. “And then there are others who are simply cut off from working, and all of these companies are doing it hard.” We now have companies, medium-sized companies that lose a significant amount every week, tens of thousands or even hundreds of thousands of dollars in turnover every week. “The 50-50 split, joint ACT and Commonwealth-funded COVID-19 Business Support Grants have been extended for another two weeks until October 1, when it will be further assessed.” We are increasing support, we have a team of more than 100 assessors working seven days a week to make payments, “said Prime Minister Andrew Barr on Wednesday. About $ 18 million has already been paid out. “Once again, I thank the treasurer [Josh] Frydenberg and his office for their detailed engagement with [ACT] the government. The ongoing COVID-19 Business Support Grants package provides one-time payments of up to $ 20,000 for business employment and $ 7,500 for non-employed businesses that have experienced a 30 percent drop in revenue due to lockdown. will now be available for businesses of various sizes.For businesses with a turnover of over $ 2 million and less than $ 5 million there is a payment of $ 10,000.There is $ 20,000 for businesses with a turnover of over $ 5 million and less companies with a turnover of more than $ 10 million can apply for a one-time payment of $ 30,000.Companies that are already in the system do not have to reapply and will be automatically granted the payments.There is also a new COVID-19 Tourism, Accommodation Provider, Arts and Events and Hospitality Grants Non-employed companies can receive $ 1000. There is $ 3000 to hire companies with a turnover of at least re than $ 2 million. There is $ 10,000 to hire b usinesses with a turnover between $ 2 million and $ 5 million. And $ 20.00 to hire companies with a turnover of over $ 5 million. Our journalists work hard to deliver local, up-to-date news to the community. Here’s how you can continue to access our trusted content:


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