Skip to main content


Looking for the latest information to help you run a business in Western Australia? The SBDC Blog provides practical support and advice to help you make the most of your business.
08 April 2020

Local Government response to COVID-19

New assistance packages have been announced by many WA local government authorities to help small businesses during COVID-19

06 April 2020

WA Government small business stimulus/relief package

The Western Australian Government has announced a range of measures to support WA’s small business owners during the coronavirus (as at 6 April 2020).

06 April 2020

Keep your business going during the COVID-19 pandemic

We’ve put together this practical checklist of what you can do to keep your business open and reduce the impact of coronavirus (as at 6 April 2020).

06 April 2020

JobKeeper Payment: key questions answered

The new JobKeeper Payment announced on 30 March aims to help businesses who have been affected by COVID-19 keep paying employees, this includes people who are self-employed. Here are some key points about eligibility (as at 6 April 2020).

06 April 2020

Doing business differently: Grouch & Co

Find out how the Grouch & Co Coffee is doing business differently during the coronavirus pandemic.

05 April 2020

Online webinar schedule

Find out more about our free small business webinars and see our upcoming dates.

05 April 2020

Latest developments on coronavirus restrictions - 5 April

The government has announced expanded restrictions to business activities and travel to manage the coronavirus pandemic (as at 5 April 2020).

03 April 2020

How to prepare proof of income for coronavirus stimulus

We explain how to prepare a profit and loss statement and balance sheet to use for proof of income when applying for the Australian Government’s coronavirus stimulus packages.

02 April 2020

Doing business differently: Lauren Bird

Graphic designed Lauren Bird tells us how she is doing business differently during the coronavirus pandemic.

02 April 2020

Summary of stimulus packages for sole traders

Are you a sole trader who is unsure of which coronavirus (COVID-19) stimulus/relief packages you’re eligible to receive? We’ve put together this summary to help you (details are correct as at 2 April 2020).

Get the latest SBDC small business news