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How to support staff returning to work post bushfire

- February 19, 2020 3 MIN READ

As people return to work following the devastation of the bushfires, workplaces should be prepared to support those still grieving what they have lost, writes Marcela Slepica, Clinical Director of AccessEAP.  Australia is no stranger to natural disasters, from cyclones and floods to never-ending drought and unforgiving bushfire seasons, and whilst Australians have witnessed larger… Read more »

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Small businesses to be prioritised in bushfire recovery

- February 5, 2020 < 1 MIN READ

The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Kate Carnell has welcomed the NSW Government’s efforts to give local businesses priority in securing rebuild work in bushfire affected communities. The NSW Government has launched a new business portal and a concierge service for local and regional businesses to access government agency procurement opportunities in areas… Read more »

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ATO pledges tax relief for bushfire affected communities

- January 21, 2020 3 MIN READ

The Commissioner of Taxation Chris Jordan today announced that he has extended a package of tax assistance for people impacted by the recent devastating bushfires in New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland, South Australia and Tasmania as part of the whole-of-government response to the disaster. Approximately three and a half million businesses, individuals, and self-managed superannuation… Read more »