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1800 413 828

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

If your business has been impacted by coronavirus (COVID-19), you’re not alone.

There are a range of government programs that can help you manage your cash flow, debts and staff.

We’ll help you find and apply for grants, payments and support so you can get your business back on track.

Finding support for your business

The government offers range of programs and initiatives to help small businesses recover from the impact of COVID-19.

Your business may be eligible for:

  • government and commercial grants
  • allowances and payments
  • bill relief, fee waivers and payment plans
  • commercial lease support
  • initiatives to encourage customer spending.
Visit business.gov.au or call us for personalised advice.

Get free and confidential advice from a professional financial counsellor.
CALL THE SMALL BUSINESS DEBT HELPLINE TODAY ON 1800 413 828.
The sooner you call, the sooner we can help.

How we can help

As the situation evolves, so do your options.

We can give you up-to-date advice specific to your business or industry – for example, agriculture, retail, hospitality, exports or taxi services.

We can help you:

  • assess your financial situation
  • understand your rights and responsibilities as a small business owner
  • understand what regulations and restrictions affect you
  • find COVID-19 support for your business, such as grants and payments
  • understand eligibility criteria for grants and payments and how to apply, including help gathering documents and filling out forms
  • manage your business debts and talk to creditors about your situation
  • find your closest Business Enterprise Centre for low-cost business advice.


We can also connect you with services that provide support in other ways, such as legal advice, face-to-face financial counselling and emotional support.

Who you'll talk to

When you call us, you’ll speak to a trained financial counsellor who specialises in debt management, negotiating and counselling for small business. Our service is free, independent and confidential.
We’ll give you options, tips and advice to manage your debts and get your finances under control. Find out more About us.

Get help today

We’ve helped hundreds of small business owners just like you. Don’t wait to get help, start taking control of your finances today. 
Call the Small Business Debt Helpline on 1800 413 828.
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