Covid-19 has presented unprecedented challenges to franchise businesses, and the Franchise Council of Australia (FCA) has engaged deeply at all levels of government both informally and formally during the pandemic, including:
The FCA will continue to provide resources, representation and ongoing support to members during this pandemic.
In 2021, both the NSW and Victorian Governments re-introduced commercial tenancy relief schemes for eligible tenants impacted by Covid-19.
Find out more about the NSW Retail and Other Commercial Leases (COVID-19) Regulation 2021 here
Find out more about the Victorian Commercial Tenancy Relief Scheme here
Beyond Blue offers advice on looking after your mental health during the COVID-19 outbreak.
The Federal Government’s www.australia.gov.au site provides the latest COVID‑19 news, updates and advice from Australian Government agencies.
Find the latest COVID-19 government financial assistance and support for Australian businesses here.
State and Territory Governments
For information for businesses about COVID-19 provided by Australia’s State and Territory Governments, please click on the links below.