Business Tasmania is a Tasmanian Government service which provides the business community with a range of support and assistance. In times of extreme weather events or other emergencies, Business Tasmania can help impacted businesses access necessary information and services. Source: Timberbiz
Part of the program is assistance for the 2019 bushfires including a Disaster Recovery Allowance which includes income support payments for employees, primary producers and sole traders who can show they have experienced a loss of income as a direct result of the bushfires.
Also available is Disaster Transport Subsidy to assist primary producers impacted by the bushfires.
If your business has been affected contact Business Tasmania on 1800 440 026 or email [email protected] to register your details or to gain more information about available assistance.
During an emergency you can keep yourself, your staff and your customers updated by visiting www.alert.tas.gov.au or listening to ABC local radio.