The Australia Council have created a program to assist struggling artists outside of all of the other forms of funding available.
The ATO has announced a temporary simplified short cut method to make it easier for individual taxpayers to claim deductions for additional running expenses incurred (e.g., additional heating, cooling and lighting costs), as a result of working from home due to the Coronavirus pandemic.
Are The Banks Our Friends Again? The answer is, probably not, but it appears they have become a lot easier to deal with and seem a little more open to discussions about the rate of interest on your loan as well as deferring repayments.
This article seeks to provide a handy guide to financial assistance which is being made available by the Federal, State, and some municipal governments and as well as by individual funding bodies for the general public and for the creative industries in particular.
We again write to you warning you about new scams that are doing the rounds via either text messages or emails
All forms of the arts have been dealt a savage blow with the advent of the Coronavirus.
Ping. Another email, another announcement; the cancellation of an exhibition, the closure of a gallery, a musical, a festival, the next six productions of a major state theatre company, the postponement of an international biennale, the cancellation of a major tour. We are in lockdown.
You ask and maybe, just maybe, you may get! This announcement of the JobKeeper package heralds some help for the self employed and contractors.
The Federal Government recently announced (on 22nd March 2020) several Superannuation measures as part of its second stimulus package to assist self-funded retirees curb the economic impact Coronavirus.
While the stimulus announcements from both the Federal and various State Governments have been very welcome, there has been very little in the announced packages to support self employed small businesses.