Support Services

Businesses impacted by COVID-19 in the ACT can now access a number of support services.

Access Canberra Business Liaison Line

Access Canberra is providing information and advice to businesses on their compliance with requirements, diversifying their business and supports that are available.

This service also offers practical advice for businesses operating through changed arrangements due to COVID-19.

Call (02) 6205 0900 to discuss your business needs.

Canberra Business Advice and Support Service

This service supports business owners to address the impact of recent events on their business and provide one-on-one business management advice.

Business owners can receive up to four hours of free, tailored advice and access online business development resources.

Call (02) 6297 3121 to make a booking.

Australian Government support

The Australian Government has announced measures to support jobs, businesses and the economy through the crisis.

The Australian Government’s $189 billion Economic Response is aimed at supporting households and businesses and addressing the significant economic consequences of coronavirus.

Visit for eligibility, criteria, timings, and information about:

Further information is available on the Coronavirus information and support for business page.

Australian Government Business Hotline

The Australian Government has also established a dedicated hotline to provide support to small and medium businesses impacted by coronavirus. Call 13 28 46 for more information.

More information for businesses

If you need more information or have more questions, you can call the COVID-19 Helpline on (02) 6207 7244 between 8am and 8pm daily.

Other information sources include:

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Acknowledgement of Country

We acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the ACT, the Ngunnawal people. We acknowledge and respect their continuing culture and the contribution they make to the life of this city and this region.

Last Updated: May 13 2020