Economic Development / COVID-19 Business Support

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR SMALL BUSINESS:  COVID-19 SUPPORT

COVID-19 is impacting many businesses in Glenorchy.  Both the Tasmanian and Australian Governments have announced support and stimulus packages to help small businesses navigate through this difficult period.  Click here to download the information sheet (PDF)

The Tasmanian Government (through Business Tasmania) has produced an Information Sheet that gives an overview of the support that is available. 

To find out about other support services that might available to your business, please contact:

 

Business Tasmania - for Tasmanian Government business assistance

Website:   www.business.tas.gov.au/

 Facebook:  www.facebook.com/BusinessTasmania

 Phone:  1800 440 026

Email:  ask@business.tas.gov.au

 

Australian Taxation Office – for federal taxation assistance

Website:  www.ato.gov.au/Individuals/Dealing-with-disasters/In-detail/Specific-disasters/COVID-19/#Supportavailable

Phone: 1800 806 218

Email: COVID-19Taxissues@ato.gov.au.

 

Tasmanian Chamber of Commerce & Industry (TCCI) – for industrial relations obligations and issues

Website:  www.tcci.com.au/Home

 Phone:  1300 559 122

Email:  admin@tcci.com.au

 

Digital Ready for Business - for videoconferencing, e-commerce, social distancing and remote working

Website:  digitalready.tas.gov.au/responding-covid-19/

 Facebook:  www.facebook.com/DigitalReadyTasmania/

 Email:  ask@business.tas.gov.au

 

Tourism Tasmania – for advice relevant to the tourism industry

Website:  https://www.tourismtasmania.com.au/news/category/tourism-tasmania/update-for-industry-on-coronavirus

 Newsletter:  subscribe to Tourism Talk here

Email:  reception@tourism.tas.gov.au

 

All of sites mentioned are updating their information regularly, so we encourage you keep checking in.

 

Economic Development in Glenorchy

Council undertakes economic development to drive growth and prosperity for the City and its residents, focusing on:

People:

  • attracting talent to our City
  • providing quality places for people to live and work

 

Productivity:

  • inviting investment
  • supporting business retention and growth, and 

 

Participation:

  • building our resident workforce

 

We will encourage business diversity, innovation and new technologies to stimulate jobs, creativity, and collaboration.
We will be a place where business can establish, continue and flourish.

- City of Glenorchy Community Plan 2015 - 2040

 

Economic development is an integral part of what we do at Council and our objective is to be open for business.

To find out more about what is happening right now in the Glenorchy economy visit our Economic Development Strategy Project.