In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and its significant impact on local businesses, industry sectors and jobs, the South Australian Government have announced a second economic stimulus package – the Jobs Rescue Package, worth $650 million – that will provide emergency cash grants and relief to those most affected.
Within the Jobs Rescue Package, there are a range of measures that will provide support for workers, individual businesses and industry sectors, community organisations, sporting clubs, arts, cultural, community and recreational bodies as well as non-government organisations experiencing financial hardship and other impacts caused by restrictions enforced to limit the spread of the disease.
Small businesses and not-for-profit entities that employ South Australians who have been highly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic may be eligible to receive a $10,000 grant to support the operation of their business.
To be eligible, businesses and not-for-profits including eligible sporting and community organisations will need to:
Applications for the grant will open shortly and be available until 1 June 2020.
Further information about this grant and the Jobs Rescue Package are available here.
^ Businesses eligible for the Commonwealth payment will be deemed to be highly impacted by COVID-19 restrictions.