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‘Precautionary’ COVID hardship payments for ACT workers

The ACT Government has introduced a ‘precautionary’ $1.25 million hardship fund to support local workers without access to sick leave who may be forced to quarantine.

ACT Government extends support for local businesses

The ACT Government is extending a range of economic survival measures to help local businesses continue to trade and keep Canberrans employed during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Additional support for sports sector during COVID-19

The ACT Government will provide additional support to help Canberra’s sports sector meet the challenges of COVID-19 while ensuring the community can continue to enjoy being active.

Calls growing for more support for tenants

An open letter to the National Cabinet is seeking more assistance for residential tenants adversely affected by COVID-19 restrictions to help avoid a second wave of evictions come September.

Buying Australian equals supporting Australian jobs

The Mental Health Foundation Australia is encouraging the Australian public to support and buy Australian made products to boost employment which can reduce mental health issues.

World MS Day raises awareness during global pandemic

Jerrabomberra mother of three, Janet Drew, has been living with multiple sclerosis for 26 years, having been diagnosed while pregnant with her first child.

More support for local businesses during COVID-19

Further rental and rates relief for local tenants and landlords at an estimated cost to taxpayers of $25 million over six months is being added to more than $350 million in ACT Government economic survival measures introduced over the past 10 weeks.

LocalMotion supports small business

Small businesses struggling to communicate their changing circumstances to their local community during COVID-19 shutdowns, can now list their business on LocalMotion - a free web directory created in Canberra.

New COVID-19 Helpline to assist Canberrans through challenges of pandemic

The ACT Government has established a new COVID-19 Helpline to assist Canberrans with the challenges of the current pandemic.

Weston Creek RAC supports COVID-19 patients not requiring hospitalisation

COVID-19 patients in the ACT who don't require hospital admission are now able to receive clinical support from the Weston Creek Walk-in Centre, which was recently confirmed as a dedicated Respiratory Assessment...

Family violence support services remain open as demand surges

Sexual assault and family violence support organisations in the ACT remain open while demand for their services increases due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Support network for multiple birth families

Having a child brings its own sets of challenges – and for multiple birth families, the challenge can be even greater, which is where a local support network can prove beneficial to...
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