Covid-19 Resources for Business

We are receiving a high volume of calls from business owners and managers seeking help during the Coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis.

We've prepared the resources below to help you as much as we can during this challenging time.

People Management Tools

Workforce Guardian's people management software provides the essential HR tools you need to manage employees during the crisis.

We've also added new resources to help you with specific issues related to the Covid-19 crisis.

Features include:

  • Step by Step HR Processes - Working from Home, Stand Downs, Redundancies, Terminations, etc).
  • Compliant Templates - Working From Home Agreement, Stand Down Letter On No Pay Due to Section 524 of the Fair Work Act,  etc.
  • Work, Health & Safety Tools - Managing Incidents and Injuries, Managing Hazards and more.
  • HR Policy Templates - To help you set clear guidelines for employees during the Covid-19 crisis (eg. Working From Home Policy, etc).
  • Business Continuity Planning - To help you identify and manage any risks in your business during the Covid-19 crisis.
  • Commonly Asked Questions - To help you find answers to common questions being asked during the Covid-19 crisis.
  • And more!

Login to your Workforce Guardian subscription and select the features you need.

Expert Advice

Workforce Guardian's team of experts are here to help you with advice on how to hire, pay, manage and exit workers lawfully during the crisis.

Our team includes qualified and highly-experienced employment lawyers and human resource management experts.

Our monthly newsletter provides updates about important Covid-19 announcements. As well as any changes to Australian employment laws and Modern Awards.

Depending on your level of subscription, you can also request advice by phone (via our HR Advice Hotline), in-writing (via our HR software) or from your dedicated HR advisor (via our HR Platinum service).

Login to your Workforce Guardian subscription and use the 'Advice' menu options.

Call our HR Advice Hotline on 1300 781 299 and have your 'WG ID' ready.

The latest news & updates

Click the links below:

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Symptom Checker

A government-funded service, providing quality, approved health information and advice.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Symptom Checker

Government Support for Business

The Australian Government has announced a range of measures to support Australian businesses to manage cash flow challenges and retain employees during the Coronavirua (Covid-19) crisis. Assistance includes cash flow support to businesses and temporary measures to provide relief for financially distressed businesses.

  • JobKeeper payment
  • Boosting cash flow for employers
  • Temporary relief for financially distressed businesses
  • Increasing the instant asset write-off
  • Backing business investment
  • Supporting apprentices and trainees

Government Support for Business

Government Support for Individuals & Housholds

The Australian Government has announced a range of measures to support individuals and households during the Coronavirua (Covid-19) crisis. This assistance includes income support payments, payments to support households and temporary early releases of superannuation.

  • JobKeeper payment for households
  • Income support for individuals
  • Payments to support households
  • Temporary early release of superannuation
  • Temporarily reducing superannuation minimum drawdown rates
  • Reducing social security deeming rates

Government Support for Individuals

General Information

More resources for the public, health professionals and industry are available from:

Department of Health

Coronavirus (COVID-19) health alert

Coronavirus (COVID-19) resources


Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Need help to find what you need? Call Workforce Guardian on 1300 659 563

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