JobSaver NSW – Large Tourism, Hospitality and Recreation Businesses


This program provides fortnightly payments to NSW large tourism, hospitality and recreation businesses impacted by recent COVID-19 restrictions.

Open
Close date: 18 Oct 2021.

What do you get?

Funding amounts vary.

Who is this for?

NSW large tourism, hospitality and recreation businesses impacted by COVID-19 restrictions.

Overview

Fortnightly payments are available to eligible businesses to help them maintain their NSW head count from the day immediately prior to the month they first experienced the required decline in turnover.

Payments will be equivalent to 40% of the weekly payroll cost incurred prior to the start of COVID-19 restrictions on 26 June 2021, with a maximum weekly payment per group of:

  • $300,000 for eligible businesses with an aggregated annual turnover more than $250 million and up to $500 million
  • $500,000 for eligible businesses with an aggregated annual turnover more than $500 million and up to $1 billion.

Fortnightly payments will be backdated to the start of the month in which a business experienced the required decline in turnover, on or after the commencement of JobSaver on 18 July 2021.

What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible, businesses must:

  • have an active Australian business number (ABN)
  • be a tourism, hospitality or recreation business (see the guidelines for the full list of eligible industries)
  • have been operating in NSW on 1 June 2021
  • have an aggregated annual turnover of more than $250 million and up to $1 billion
  • maintain their employee head count from the day immediately prior to the month they first experienced the required decline in turnover whilst continuing to receive JobSaver payments.

Businesses must also demonstrate a decline in turnover due to public health orders of:

  • 50% for businesses with aggregated annual turnover of more than $250 million and up to $500 million
  • 70% for businesses with aggregated annual turnover of more than $500 million and up to $1 billion.

Eligible businesses must demonstrate the relevant decline in turnover over a minimum one-month period from 26 June 2021, compared to the same period in 2019 or another agreed period.

How do you apply?

Find out more about eligibility and how to apply at JobSaver NSW – Large Tourism, Hospitality and Recreation Businesses.

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