BCCI – COVID19 REGIONAL BUSINESS INFORMATON

The Broome Chamber of Commerce & Industry (BCCI) is a not-for-profit MEMBER BUSINESS ASSOCIATION.  We are here to help Broome and West Kimberley businesses of all sizes navigate through information and adapt to changing times and we are available to do this one-on-one.  We live and breathe business in the region.

To support the wider business community, we have summarised information already available in the public domain.  BCCI members to date have received more detailed information and support.

STIMULUS PACKAGE FOR BUSINESS – FEDERAL

https://business.gov.au/risk-management/emergency-management/coronavirus-information-and-support-for-business 

Find financial assistance, eligibility and timing for the new government support for Australian businesses.

STIMULUS PACKAGE FOR BUSINESS – STATE

https://www.smallbusiness.wa.gov.au/blog/wa-coronavirus-relief-package

ONLINE BUSINESS RESOURCES

Chamber of Commerce and Industry WA – COVID19 dedicated website – www.covid19.cciwa.com

  • a COVID-19 Guide for Employers including answers to employee leave;
  • an outline of the new COVID-19 subsidies for business;
  • screening questionnaires for staff and external parties;
  • a work-from-home OHS checklist; and
  • an updated sample staff communication

SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION

https://www.smallbusiness.wa.gov.au/coronavirus

  • FREE online webinars – cash flow forecasting, managing employees
  • Information for employers
  • Health fact sheets

PUBLIC HEALTH INFORMATION FOR BUSINESS

We recommend that you follow public authority advice in regards to health and hygiene measures as well as social distancing rules.

https://ww2.health.wa.gov.au/Articles/A_E/Coronavirus

RURAL FINANCE COUNSELLING SERVICE

www.rfcswa.com.au

If you are a farmer, forester, professional fisher or you run a small business supporting these industries, you may be eligible for support from the WA team.  Phone 1800 612 004

EMOTIONAL SUPPORT

beyondblue and Ahead for Business have free online resources to help with emotional support.  You can seek help by phone: beyondblue 1300 224 636 / LifeLine 13 11 14

BECOME A MEMBER 

BCCI members can contact the BCCI team at any time during business hours for clear, well-informed business support and information.  Our priority is our members and helping them to adapt and continue well beyond the pandemic.

Employee Relations Advice

BCCI members can access the employee relations phone service with the Chamber of Commerce & Industry WA to answer questions on managing staff during the pandemic.

Online Presence

We are here to help promote our members businesses during these trying times.  BCCI members are encouraged to contact us for promotion on BCCI and Love Broome digital platforms.

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