JOBKEEPER 2.0 – What does it mean?

Posted on August 11, 2020August 12, 2020Categories NewsTags , , ,   Leave a comment on JOBKEEPER 2.0 – What does it mean?

The government has announced an extension of JobKeeper, along with changes to the current employee eligibility rules. You can find full details of the announcement here. ELIGIBLE EMPLOYEES – IMPORTANT CHANGE TAKING EFFECT IMMEDIATELY The government has made a change to the rules around employee eligibility. For the JobKeeper fortnight starting on 3 August 2020, the date employees must meet the eligibility rules has changed to 1 July 2020 (previously 1 March 2020). This may now mean that employees who were not previously eligible … Continue reading “JOBKEEPER 2.0 – What does it mean?”

$2.7 billion Stimulus Package Announced By WA Premier

Posted on July 27, 2020Categories NewsTags , , , ,   Leave a comment on $2.7 billion Stimulus Package Announced By WA Premier

The West Australian Government has unveiled $2.7 billion in new stimulus spending designed to boost the state’s economy, with a focus on renewable energy and building maintenance among other areas. A total of 21 sectors have been pegged for stimulus, including health and social infrastructure, tourism and manufacturing. The program brings the total value of the State Government’s stimulus to $5.5 billion since the coronavirus pandemic began. “Much of the initiatives contained within this document are about inspiring and incentivising … Continue reading “$2.7 billion Stimulus Package Announced By WA Premier”

Updates on Restrictions for Tourism Businesses

Posted on May 20, 2020Categories NewsTags , , , , , ,   Leave a comment on Updates on Restrictions for Tourism Businesses

As Phase 2 began on Monday, the State Government has released its formal Closure and Restrictions (Limit the Spread) Directions (No 3) which identifies permitted and restricted activities. The Directions can be seen here. You should review the Directions and how they apply to your individual business. 1. Permitted Tourism Services exempt from Gathering Limits and Safety Plans Under Section 12 of the Directions, many tourism services are exempt from the limits on gatherings. Neither the 20 person nor 4 … Continue reading “Updates on Restrictions for Tourism Businesses”

Keeping the positives from social isolation

Posted on May 7, 2020Categories BlogTags , , , ,   Leave a comment on Keeping the positives from social isolation

As restrictions in WA start to slowly ease and we look to the future there may be a few questions to consider. What will the new normal look like? How will things be different? What can I continue doing? What do I need to let go of? The speed at which everyone’s lives changed when the outbreak occurred thrust many of us into a massive adjustment period. Initially it was all about finding ways to work remotely and setting up … Continue reading “Keeping the positives from social isolation”