COVID-19 Updates

February 1, 2021

JobKeeper extension 2   https://www.ato.gov.au/general/jobkeeper-payment/ Period: From 4 January 2021 to 28 March 2021 Eligibility: Must meet actual decline in turnover test for December 2020 quarter (30% reduction relative to December 2019 quarter) as well as satisfying original decline in turnover test. Exceptions ...

December 22, 2020

1.       How to continue receiving JobKeeper extension 2 payments - If you are already receiving JobKeeper payments, you don’t need to enrol again or do anything different until after 4 January 2021. 2.       How to enrol for JobKeeper - You can enrol at...

September 25, 2020

The ATO has released a practical factsheet outlining all the practical steps required to be followed for businesses or not-for-profits in regards to: How to continue receiving JobKeeper extension 1 payments - If you are already receiving JobKeeper payments,...

August 10, 2020

JobKeeper 2.0 turnover tweak and change for the start date for employees, with those hired as of 1 July 2020 to be eligible for JobKeeper 2.0 from 3 August 2020. Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has announced that eligibility for JobKeeper 2.0...

August 4, 2020

On 16 July, 2020 the Morrison Government announced a $2 billion dollar package to invest in the access and development of new skills for Australians in an increased effort to help bolster the Australian economic recovery from COVID-19. The...

August 4, 2020

Roberts & Morrow hold ourselves to a high standard of transparent communication with our clients and like you, have been closely monitoring the developing impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Therefore, we would like to update you on the measures we...

August 3, 2020

On July 21, the Australian Government announced plans to extend the JobKeeper payment scheme by six months, bringing the end date to 28 March, 2021. For more information on the update, please click the link below to view a PDF...

July 14, 2020

The RAA have recently announced changes to the 2020 Drought Package, by committing an additional $310 million in funding towards emergency drought relief. The extended support - along with an increase to the Drought Assistance Fund (DAF) - includes more...

July 3, 2020

The NSW Government is gradually lifting the restrictions on movement and business operations that were aimed at reducing the spread of COVID-19. This is enabling small businesses to reopen or scale-up their operations. In doing so, small businesses may...