As a small business, it's difficult to stay informed about changes to legislation or know where to go to get clarification
or simply where to get general business information.
This page is designed to point you in the right direction of some of the fundamental business information you may need to know.
(Should you discover something that is not listed on our page and believe it would be helpful, please email us and let us know.)
Covid Funding & Support
Funding and support is coming to a close, but details can be found here:
* Federal Support for Business - Link to Treasury
* State Support for Business
These websites and links below are the most frequently asked questions and or used website for SME's
Worksafe Do you know what you need to do to ensure a Safe Workplace for yourself and your employees, go to the Worksafe Victoria Webite for more information:
ABN Lookup - How to make sure a supplier's ABN is correct and they are registered for GST
Fairwork - Direct link to their front page:
Fairwork - Where to get the latest copy of the NES National Employment Standards
Fairwork - Awards
Calculate PAYGW Individual - calculate an inidividual's withholding tax - use the ATO Calculator:
Tax File Declaration Form - click here to get the latest ATO Tax File Declaration Form:
OTE List - What is exempt from the super guarantee and what is Ordinary Times Earnings:
Business owners regardless of size or structure, we know that this is a very stressfull time, but you need to take care of yourself and look after your family. Although some people may appear in a better position than others, we are all in the same boat; rocking up and down, in uncharted waters with no idea of how rough the journey will be, or when it will end. There is help available and I urge you to reach out if you are struggling.
General - mhaustralia.org/need-help
Life Line - Lifeline.org.au
Headspace - Headspace.com