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Council understands the pressure that is being felt across the Dubbo Region’s Business Community. This page has been established to provide information and resources on support announced by the State and Federal Governments that businesses can access during this challenging period.

Council encourage our local community to support one another during this time. As consumers we can all be a part of this by sharing your household spend with our local operations in a sustainable and sensible way and in doing so support local business, local employment and overall local economies through this crisis period.



The Government has announced a $130 billion JobKeeper payment to help keep more Australians in jobs and support businesses affected by the significant economic impact caused by the Coronavirus. For information on the JobKeeper payment:

For the Federal Government's Economic Response to the Coronaviris for businesses, individuals and households:

For small business information and resources to help manage small business during the crisis and into the recovery phase:

For information on the Australian Banking Association's announcement of a small business relief package from Australia’s banks:

For emergency grant funding opportunities:

For business related information regarding Federal Government support for businesses, including employees, stimulus, tax information and other financial assistance:

For the State Government's business related information regarding support for businesses, including tax information and other financial assistance:



For health related information and resources, including posters and information collateral specific to business sectors:

For online COVID-19 infection control training specific to care workers across all health care settings:



For information on employee and employer rights from Fair Work:

For business related information specific to tourism businesses from Destination NSW:

For your Business Wellbeing Toolkit and resources from FINDEX:

More Information

If you're after industry information, please visit our workforce information and resources page for more information on support available to you during this challenging period.

If you're looking for information about the current decisions of our local business and attractions, please visit our consumer information page for the latest updates during this challenging period.