COVID-19 is presenting unprecedented challenges to franchise businesses, and the Franchise Council of Australia (FCA) is absolutely focussed on doing everything possible to support members through this period.
The FCA will continue to provide resources, representation and ongoing support to members during this pandemic.
The Franchise Council of Australia (FCA) supports the Federal Government’s plan to provide direct support for small businesses facing unprecedented challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Providing immediate financial relief to small businesses is vital to support businesses to manage cash flow challenges and retain employees during these times.
Small businesses can find out more about these support measures by visiting https://www.business.gov.au/risk-management/emergency-management/coronavirus-information-and-support-for-business
For a breakdown on each state and territory’s business assistance packages and support, go to: https://www.business.gov.au/risk-management/emergency-management/coronavirus-information-and-support-for-business/coronavirus-state-and-territory-assistance-and-events
Beyond Blue offers the following wellbeing advice in relation to the feelings of anxiety, distress and concern many people may be experiencing in relation to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
The Federal Government’s www.australia.gov.au site provides the latest COVID‑19 news, updates and advice from Australian Government agencies.
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.