It is important for small and family businesses in Australia to make sure they are complying with government directives, rules and regulations regarding COVID-19 and workplace health and safety obligations.

This is to protect the health and safety of you, your staff, and your customers.


  • Stay up to date with COVID-19 related government directives at
  • Check with your state government for information related to state-based restrictions, COVID-19 safe plans, posters and signage, workplace health and safety laws and more.
  • Look after yourself. Our mental health page has a checklist with some simple steps you can take to help manage the stressors involved with owning a small and family business.
  • Prioritise your financial wellbeing.
  • Check out our Assistance resources.

Below is a list of resources such as grants, funding and support programs that small and family businesses can access.