Posted on: 27 March 2020

Supporting South Australian Individuals, Businesses and Industry During COVID-19

The SA Government has already announced a $1 billion economic stimulus package to support SA jobs, local businesses and industry sectors survive the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

We’ve announced a range of measures, including:

  • 6-month waiver of payroll tax for businesses with annual payrolls of up to $4 million
  • Deferment of payroll tax for 6-month for businesses with annual payrolls of over $4 million
  • Waiver of liquor licence fees for 2020-21 for hotels, restaurants, cafes, and clubs that have been forced to close
  • $300 million fund to support individual businesses and industry sectors affected by COVID-19
  • $250 million fund to support community organisations, sporting, arts, and recreational bodies, as well as not-for-profit organisations and some industry sectors that have been affected by COVID-19
  • A one-off Cost of Living Concession boost of $500
  • $10 million Public Housing Stimulus Maintenance
  • $15 million investment in upgrades for country hospitals
  • $50 million to work with councils to deliver local shovel ready projects

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The Commonwealth Government has also expanded eligibilty criteria for a number of Centrelink payments to support individuals and families whose livelihoods have been affected by COVID-19. Visit to see measures announced by the Commonwealth Government. 




Supporting South Australians During COVID-19