Covid-19 has presented unprecedented challenges to franchise businesses, and the Franchise Council of Australia (FCA) has engaged deeply at all levels of government both informally and formally during the pandemic, including:
The FCA will continue to provide resources, representation and ongoing support to members during this pandemic.
In 2021, both the NSW and Victorian Governments re-introduced commercial tenancy relief schemes for eligible tenants impacted by Covid-19.
Find out more about the NSW Retail and Other Commercial Leases (COVID-19) Regulation 2021 here
Find out more about the Victorian Commercial Tenancy Relief Scheme here
Beyond Blue offers advice on looking after your mental health during the COVID-19 outbreak.
The Federal Government’s www.australia.gov.au site provides the latest COVID‑19 news, updates and advice from Australian Government agencies.
Find the latest COVID-19 government financial assistance and support for Australian businesses here.
State and Territory Governments
For information for businesses about COVID-19 provided by Australia’s State and Territory Governments, please click on the links below.
Victorian Government information
New South Wales Government information
Queensland Government information
South Australian Government information
Western Australian Government information
Tasmanian Government information
Northern Territory Government information