ACT Business support services
Businesses are encouraged to contact these services for support or advice.
Access Canberra Business Liaison Line – (02) 6205 0900
Practical advice for businesses operating through changed arrangements due to COVID-19.
Canberra Business Advice and Support Service – (02) 6297 3121
Up to four hours of free, tailored advice and access to online business development resources for business owners.
Business Resource Kit
The Business Resource Kit supports businesses to operate safely. It includes guidelines for creating a COVID Safety Plan, posters for business premises, fact sheets and case studies to provide up to date information and clear advice. These can be found on the Resources page.
COVID Safety Plan
Several business categories are required to develop and follow a COVID Safety Plan.
To confirm whether your business requires a plan, visit our Business Hub.
Signage for businesses
A range of posters are available to help guide customers and staff. Visit the Signage and factsheets page to view and download.
These factsheets support businesses to safety operate their business. Visit the Signage and factsheets page to view and download.
Infection control training and resources
As part of their COVID Safety Plan, ACT businesses should consider how their workers will keep themselves and others safe while trading.
This includes training in infection control practices and displaying signage and guidance material for staff and customers.
Find out more on the Infection control training and resources page.
Other support services
Australian Government Support
Visit business.gov.au for eligibility, criteria, timings, and information about:
- JobKeeper Payment
- support for sole traders
- support available for employers
- support available for companies.
Further information is available on the Coronavirus information and support for business page.
Australian Government Business Hotline – 13 28 46
The Australian Government has a dedicated hotline to provide support to small and medium businesses impacted by COVID-19.
Other information sources