This section provides information for businesses, and links to information and support available, following bush fires and during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Council has a new survey to measure the impact of COVID-19 on our economy, to assist us in demonstrating the level of assistance we require to State and Federal governments. The survey takes 20-30 mins. Please complete via this link to help us identify your needs
Service NSW is a good one-stop shop for accessing information on support (including information on Federal assistance). Service NSW has a 24/7 operation to support the State’s response to COVID-19. The phone number is 13 77 88 or go to Service NSW COVID19 support .
The ATO and Treasury websites also offer good information on Federal initiatives. The ATO have an Emergency info line on 1800 806 218 and Treasury has detailed information for business, and help for families and individuals available from the website Treasury Coronavirus. Go to the business.gov.au website for more information.
Read the Business Council of Australia: Support available for NSW businesses document.
Blue Mountains City Council is waiving rents for all tenants in Council buildings under commercial agreements for as long as needed, during the COVID-19 crisis. Read how else Council is supporting the Blue Mountains community.
If you or your staff are distressed and need wellbeing support please visit the Beyond Blue website for information.
Alternatively, you can contact the Small Business Bushfire Financial Counselling Support Line for support on 1800 413 828.
We are here to support you. Contact us if you would like to speak to a team member about these support services.