The financial impacts of COVID-19 are evolving rapidly and hit different members of society unevenly. The Australian Government is providing financial assistance to Australians to support them through the Coronavirus, including:
Updates from organisations and banks
- The Commonwealth Bank of Australia has developed a Coronavirus Financial Support Guide and Information Hub which outlines the support options available to their clients.
- Many other banks are also providing relief and financial support during these times, please check your financial institution here to find out how they are helping clients during these times.
- The Red Cross will be receiving funds from the Australian Government for the next six months to deliveremergency relief and casework supportfor people who are on temporary visas.
- NBN announced on the 17th of April, that itwill establish a $150 million financial relief and assistance fund to help internet providers to support their residential and small and medium business customers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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