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Whether you're looking for a government form, a letter to send your landlord, or some helpful tips on how to rework your business plan, this is the place.

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Hospitality Industry Guidelines for COVID-19 (Victoria)

Format: PDF

Source:

From June 1, venues will be able to re-open under new restrictions. This document is intended to assist hospitality businesses to prepare to safely resume operations in accordance with the easing of restrictions, while also ensuring the public feels confident that their health and safety is being protected.

How to Re-Open

Format: PDF

Source: Worksmith

We scoured the best tips and tricks so that you don't have to. Re-opening in these times is new for everyone, but this doc might help you be as prepared as possible to open your doors and/or start working again.

COVID-19 Government Assistance Guide

Format: PDF

Source: Australian Chamber of Commerce & Industry

For employers and employees, ACCI has designed this guide to provide a general overview around what financial and regulatory relief governments are providing to businesses affected by COVID-19 and their employees, as well as answering some of the more common questions that are arising.

COVID-19 Communication Manual

Format: PDF

Source: Worksmith

The Worksmith team has put together this manual to give insight into how the hospitality industry can better communicate through their brand and businesses during the COVID-19 crisis. There’s tips, ideas, and step-by-step guides, as well as multiple examples from those in and out of the food and beverage industry, taking an honest and educative look brands who are raising the bar and those who are falling below it. Hopefully, this deck will help guide you through your brand's next steps.

Leasing Code of Conduct - Victorian Regulations

Format: PDF

Source: Mills Oakley

A detailed summary from Anthony Brearley of Mills Oakley Law Firm of the Victorian Regulations regarding the Leasing Code of Conduct.

JobKeeper Payment Quick Employer Guide

Format: PDF

Source: Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry

ACCI has prepared a short guide on the Job Keeper payment, which seeks to answer some of the more common questions employers may have. Employers should at all times be conscious of their particular legal obligations applicable under the Fair Work Act 2009, their respective State and Territory WHS legislation and workers compensation legislation, as well as enterprise agreements, awards, contracts and policies and should seek further advice where necessary.

Overseas Workers Help

Format: Google Doc

Source: Dani Valent

This form is for overseas hospo workers who have lost their jobs, have limited or no access to benefits, and are scared of what happens next. Sign up so we can work out what you need and try to find help and resources for you.

Fact Sheet: Cash Flow Assistance For Business

Format: Google Doc

Source: Australian Government

This assistance will assist businesses to manage cashflow challenges and help businesses retain their employees. These two measures are designed to support employing small and medium sized businesses and to improve business confidence. The Boosting Cash Flow for Employers measure also supports the activities of not-for-profits (including charities) at a time where they are facing increased demand for services.

Application for Business and Commercial Lease Rental Relief Letter Template

Format: Google Doc

Source: Tara Cairnduff

Request a commercial rental relief from your landlord or leasing agent with this template.

Private Rental Relief Letter Template

Format: Google Doc

Source: Tara Cairnduff

Request a private rental relief from your landlord or leasing agent with this template.

Letter to MPs Template

Format: Google Doc

Source: Tara Cairnduff

Reach out to your local MP with a list of requests and considerations for people working in hospitality effected directly by COVID-19.

How to register your intention to claim a Centrelink payment - coronavirus (COVID-19)

Format: Website

Source: Centrelink

If you’re affected by coronavirus (COVID-19), you can register your intention to claim a Centrelink payment.

Overview of Employment status and eligibility for COVID 19 Centrelink Payments

Format: Google Doc

Source: Centrelink

This information is to help you determine by yourself what your current employment status is and whether you should apply for Centrelink Coronavirus benefits

Fact Sheet: Early Access to Super

Format: PDF

Source: Australian Government

The Government is allowing individuals affected by the Coronavirus to access up to $10,000 of their superannuation in 2019-20 and a further $10,000 in 2020-21.

Banking Financial Hardship Teams Contact Details

Format: PDF

Source: Australian Banking Association

Australian Banking Association's list of all Australian financial institution's Financial Hardship Team's contact numbers.

Renting & COVID-19 Information

Format: Website

Source: Tenants' Union of NSW

Originally published in mid March by Tenants' Union of NSW, this post is being updated as they add common questions they are fielding at the Tenants' Union.

What Hospitality Trainers Can Do

Format: PDF

Source: CHART

Hospitality Trainers Can Take the Lead on Coronavirus COVID-19 Response.

How Hospitality & Restaurant Trainers can Work Remotely

Format: Website

Source: Ken Burgin

Hospitality training has usually been done in person – we hospo people like to ‘stand up and do it’. With the restrictions and closing of many restaurants and cafes, there’s an urgent need to present training in new ways. We need very different tools and completely new methods – traditional workbooks with pen & paper don’t translate very well.

Fact Sheet: Hospitality Business Restrictions

Format: PDF

Source: Restaurant & Catering Australia

A fact sheet on restrictions outlined by the government.

Business Support Fund Application Form

Format: Website

Source: Business Victoria

Assistance for Victorian small businesses impacted by coronavirus (COVID-19) - Eligibility criteria and application guidelines are outlined via the application form.

Tips on your Superannuation, from HostPlus

Format: PDF

Source:

Provided by HostPlus, this guide is relevant to their members and non-members alike, and provides some handy tips on handling your superannuation during the COVID-19 pandemic.

JobKeeper Frequently Asked Questions

Format: PDF

Source: Aus Government

The package was announced, but there's still some questions to be answered. Can I backpay my employee? What happens if my employee resigns? It's hard to get a clear, conscise answer these days, but this document from the Aus Government might help you understand more about JobKeeper both as an employer and employee. Check out the most frequently asked questions about the JobKeeper stimulus package, here.