Take Control of Your Finances
With COVID-19 here for the foreseeable future, there has never been a more important time to take control of your finances.
BCP Finance has compiled a list of COVID-19 financial resources to help keep you in the know and in control. We encourage you to check back regularly, as we will update the list as new information is published.
If you are an existing BCP customer, please remember that we are here to offer advice and answer any questions you may have regarding any changes to your personal financial circumstances.
LATEST: Level 4 Restriction Updates
Victoria General Restriction Level Information – Latest information regarding Level 4 Restrictions in Victoria.
Financial Assistance Finder- Not sure what hardship support you’re eligible for? Use the finder to discover appropriate assistance available for your circumstances.
Economic Survivial Package – Government support packages to assist businesses through the unprecedented economic and financial hardships of COVID-19.
Business Support Package Government support packages helping businesses see through the hardships of COVID-19.
Worker Support Payment – A one-off $1500 payment to Victorian workers instructed to isolate due to a positive COVID-19 test, or close contact with a confirmed case.
Test Isolation Payment – A $300 payment to Victorian workers who get tested for COVID-19 and are required to isolate during work periods.
Financial Resource Centre
Money Smart – Making Financial Decisions during COVID-19.
Money Smart – How to get help to avoid mortgage default during COVID-19.
Real Estate.com.au – Refinancing during COVID-19.
Rental Properties VIC – How COVID-19 affects Victorian Renters and what to do if you’re falling behind with payments.
Dear Landlord Letter Template – Letter template that can assist in contacting residential landlords to prevent evictions.
Early Super Release – Early withdraw access from Superannuation fund information.
Superannuation and Social Security Drawdown Rates – Government Information regarding a temporary reduction in Supperannuation and Social Security Drawdown Rates.
Banks Group – A Snapshot Summary of how the Big 4 banks are tackling COVID-19.
Victorian Government – Economic Survival Package Fact Sheet, Business Support Fund applications and business continuity and recovery plan.
Job Keeper – Wages and Employee payment assistance / subsidies.
Australian Taxation Office – Support for business impacted by COVID-19.
Shine Wing Australia – Everything you need to know regarding the Government Stimulus Package, payroll and tax relief for small businesses.
Federal Government – Find financial assistance, eligibility and timing for the new Government support for Australian businesses.
Victorian Chamber of Commerce & Industry – COVID-19 Employer guide and general Business Resources and information.
Victorian Chamber of Commerce & Industry – Protecting Your Employees during COVID-19.
The Adviser – Latest COVID-19 news including mortgage repayment relief, and help issued for SMEs and sole traders.
State Revenue Office – FAQ’s regarding Victorian Payroll Tax, Liquor License Fees and Land Tax.
Higher Education Relief Package – Support to upskill or retrain workers and provide support to higher education service providers.
HEALTH & WELLBEING RESOURCES
Department of Health – Factsheets addressing the COVID-19 National Mental Health Plan, measures and benefits of the plan and FAQs.
Beyond Blue – Professional advice on how to best care for your mental health during COVID-19.
We also wish to send out a heartfelt thank you to all the essential workers and healthcare professionals sacrificing their health and safety to protect our community during this unprecedented time.
In the Hotel & Hospitality Industry? Visit our Hotel & Hospitality Resource Centre for more COVID-19 support information.