JobKeeper 2.0

The JobKeeper Payment has been extended by two further three month periods to March 2021, but from now on eligibility for the payment will be based on actual quarterly turnover for the September and/or December quarters.  The payment rate will be reduced for all...

JobKeeper 1 July Expansion

JOBKEEPER URGENT ACTIONS REQUIRED Recent modifications to the JobKeeper scheme allowing certain new employees to qualify for JobKeeper payments from 3 August 2020 has placed additional obligations and deadlines on eligible employers. This includes the need to provide...

Tax Time 2020 Changes

Changes You Might Need to Consider As always, there are a number of tax changes that may affect you or your business.  We have summarised a few of the key changes that you will need to take into account when thinking about your 2020 Income Tax Return, and for the new...

Award and Minimum Wage Changes 2020

The minimum wage will increase from 1 July 2020. For anyone not covered by an award or an agreement, the new national minimum wage will be $753.80 per week or $19.84 per hour. This applies from the first full pay period starting on or after 1 July 2020. However most...

2020 Drought Support

If you’re a farmer, farm worker, farm supplier or farm contractor who is struggling financially because of the drought, you may be entitled to receive another one-off payment of up to $3,000 in Round 2 of the Australian Government’s Drought Community Support...