COVID-19 Updates

Government Initiatives

Protecting Regional Businesses

Backing small regional businesses affected by COVID-19

Great news as the Australian Government has committed more than $4.7 million to provide small regional businesses affected by COVID-19 with access to free and confidential financial counselling. The a...

Asset Write Off

Instant asset write-off expansion

The instant asset write-off was expanded in March to support businesses through COVID-19. From 12 March 2020 until 30 December 2020, the instant asset write-off: ■        threshold for each asset incr...

COVID-19 Grants

Updated COVID-19 grants & financial assistance

The NatRoad COVID-19 Grant & Financial Assistance Report is available to NatRoad members as part of their membership on the NatRoad website. This will continue to be updated as needed. All listed ...

Casual Employee Law

Casual Employment: Legislative Action Needed

On 20 May 2020, the Federal Court ruled in the case of WorkPac Pty Ltd v Rossato that casual workers who have regular and ongoing work have a right to claim paid annual leave, personal/carer’s leave a...

Business Protection

Government is backing business

The Government is backing businesses to invest to help the economy withstand and recover from the economic impact of Coronavirus. The two business investment measures in this package are designed to a...

Roadwork

Night work commencing 24 May on Taren Point Road, Caringbah

The NSW Government is carrying out this essential work as part of ongoing maintenance of the State road network. Transport for NSW will be carrying out minor concrete repairs and reinstating the lands...

Truck on road

Freeze on heavy vehicle registration increase

Positive news for the transport industry, NatRoad welcomes the Transport and Infrastructure Council’s, decision to freeze truck and bus registration charges. The decision was made at a meeting t...

Scammer

Scammers targeting superannuation in COVID-19 crisis

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission have warned that scammers are now trying to exploit Australians financially impacted by the COVID-19 crisis with new superannuation scams being repor...