Support for Agribusiness

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Australian and Tasmanian Governments are providing stimulus packages to support businesses managing​ the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Australian Government m​​​easures

The Australian Government's Business website​ has comprehensive information on its support for businesses.  The National Farmer's Federation webs​ite​ has concise summar​ies of measures relevant to Australian agriculture.

Tasmanian Government Soci​​al and Economic Support 

Rural Financial C​​ounselling Servi​​​ce (RFCS)​

The Tasmanian Government has allocated $100,000 to the RFCS on top of its ongoing funding. 

Tasmania’s RFCS provider, Rural Business Tasmania (RBT), also administers a Small Business​​​ Support Program​.  Call 1300 883 276 to enquire about any of RBT’s programs.​​

Payroll and L​​and Ta​​x Reli​​ef

The State Revenue Office is administering payroll and l​​and tax waivers, and a payroll tax rebate to approved employers for new youth employees aged 24 years and under. A fact sheet​ has been prepared on the measures.

The Commissioner of State Revenue will consider requests to defer outstanding land tax from businesses experiencing financial hardship.



PO Box 46,
Kings Meadows, TAS, 7249.