COVID-19 Financial Resources

Below is information on the financial, workplace, small business and renter resources currently available. I am in regular contact with the government advocating for resources for those in need, and a great deal of work is being done across all portfolios to address this crisis. I will continue to update this page.

The most up to date Health Resource for Covid-19 is

Mental Health Support resources are available

Use Jobs Hub to help find job opportunities in the changing job market,

The new City of Sydney Business Concierge is available to provide advice and advice on support options 9.30 to 4.00pm, telephone, 9265 9333, email

Resources currently available 

Service NSW provides a 24/7 hotline to support people and business operators throughout the COVID-19 pandemic with questions about support and government assistance, phone 13 77 88.

Information for commercial tenants: The National Cabinet Mandatory Code of Conduct for SME Commercial Leasing Principles During COVID-19 is available HERE.

Commonwealth income support:

Information on Emergency Relief Packages:

Service NSW Support for Small Businesses:

Information on rapid $10,000 grants for small businesses:

Register your business or get information on JobKeeper $1,500 fortnight payment:

NSW Treasury stimulus and payroll tax cuts:

Support for businesses

Support for sole traders without employees

City of Sydney small business grants:

City of Sydney community services grants:

City of Sydney cultural sector resilience grants:

Support available from the Australian Taxation Office

Support available from banks:

Support available from the Small Business

Information about workplace rules:

Information for renters:

Information for non-profit community groups:

Supermarkets are taking measures to ensure access and security, and there is no need to panic buy or hoard. Foodbank can help get food to people in need through local charities:

My letter to the federal Treasurer seeking financial support for overseas workers and students is HERE.

My letter to the NSW Treasurer seeking direct assistance for small business rents is HERE.

My letter to the Minister for Home Affairs seeking assistance for refugee's and asylum seekers is HERE.

Further Support

Councils are joining the State and Federal Governments in providing relief to small businesses and others impacted by this crisis. Information on the City of Sydney’s $72.5 million relief package is HERE and Woollahra Council’s HERE

If you require further support with financial assistance contact your federal member of Parliament. 

For residents of Paddington, Elizabeth Bay, Rushcutters Bay Edgecliff & Woollahra contact Dave Sharma, Member for Wentworth, telephone 9327 3988, email

For residents of Millers Point, Dawes Point, The Rocks, Sydney CBD, Haymarket, Potts Point (east of Macleay St), Darlinghurst, Surry Hills & Pyrmont contact Tanya Plibersek Member for Sydney, telephone 9379 0700, email