NSW COVID-19 SUPPORT PAYMENTS

The whole team at Jennings Financial Services hope that you and your families are staying safe and healthy during the difficult times with the COVID-19 Lockdown & Pandemic. We are always here to help and discuss any possible financial difficulties or stresses you are experiencing, however if you would like to seek additional information or help, we have listed some of the payments available below and websites to gather further information. COVID-19 disaster payment The payment helps workers who are unable to earn money due to a COVID-19 lockdown or hotspot. Available to eligible people in a Commonwealth-declared COVID-19 hotspot. Pandemic leave disaster payment You may be eligible for financial support if you can't earn money because NSW Health has directed you to self-isolate or quarantine for 14 days or you are caring for someone who has COVID-19. Test and isolate payment A one-off payment of $320 to help meet the cost of wages lost whilst self-isolating at home waiting for COVID-19 test results. The payment is [...]

By |2021-08-19T11:29:05+10:00August 19th, 2021|Community Activity, Tips and Other News|0 Comments

Australia’s Recession – Don’t Panic

Folks, these are scary times. So I give you the following seven reasons why you do not need to add to your list of worries the fact that Australia has just clocked up its sharpest decline in economic output on record. 1. It’s old news. The national accounts figures released on Wednesday refer to the value of goods and services produced in the months of April, May and June this year, when severe coronavirus restrictions were in place across the nation. It is entirely predictable those restrictions would mean that Australians were able to produce and sell a lot fewer goods and services during that period. 2. The figures are much better than originally feared. Until quite recently, both Treasury and the Reserve Bank had been anticipating a fall in gross domestic product (GDP) in the June quarter of about 10 per cent. It didn’t happen. It was only 7 per cent. That’s good news. 3. We have done much better than other countries. Britain [...]

By |2020-09-04T10:54:36+10:00September 4th, 2020|Community Activity|0 Comments
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