Covid-19 Resources for Employers

Covid 19 Resources

April 17, 2020

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COVID-19 Resources for employers

We understand that this time is especially alarming, with many people’s employment being drastically impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak.

As an employer, you may find yourself stressed, challenged and unsure of what resources and support services are out there to help you through these times.

We have compiled a list of employment resources to support you through these challenging times. Please find links below.


Department of Health and Human Services 

Daily information, updates and advice from the Victorian Government about coronavirus. 

Translated resources for slowing the spread of coronavirus.

Fair Work Ombudsman – Coronavirus and Australian Workplace Laws

This page outlines your rights and responsibilities as an employer during the coronavirus outbreak.

JobWatch – COVID-19 Employment rights Q&A

JobWatch is an employment rights legal centre. It has created the following question and answer page about employment rights and COVID-19.

JobKeeper and JobSeeker resources for employers

If you have had to stand employees down, reduce their hours or terminate their employment due to COVID-19, please access the resources below about JobKeeper and JobSeeker assistance programs:



Australian Government – Coronavirus information and support for businesses and employers 

This page contains information on financial support and government assistance available to businesses and employers affected by the COVID-19 outbreak.

We have also written an article on this and can be found by clicking here

Mental health and wellbeing during the Coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak 

It is crucial to have regard to your mental health and wellbeing in these times of uncertainty. The above is a list of resources, including wellbeing tips to help you look after yourself. There are also links to places that you can call, text or chat to online if you need support.

We are also here to help  If you need legal assistance please contact us via email on or telephone (03) 9642 0435.