The ACT has reintroduced the requirement to wear a mask indoors amongst other changes to help keep the community safe from the Omicron variant of COVID-19. Since 11.59pm on Tuesday 21 December, mask wearing has once again become mandatory in indoor settings in the ACT including in Indoor Retail settings. Exceptions for mask usage can […]
The ACT Government has not made changes to its COVID-19 restrictions on businesses because of the Omicron COVID-19 variant. The advice to businesses dated 11 November 2021 remains in place. Whilst the ACT Government is tightening its borders and re-examining quarantine requirements for overseas arrivals, at this point the November 19 plan is still in […]
The ACT Government has introduced an Outdoor Activation Program and policy to assist hospitality businesses recover from the impact of COVID-19 downturns. On the face of it, the policy is supportive of the hospitality sector but it appears the needs of all businesses have either not been fully considered or overlooked. NANA has concerns about […]
Whilst Newsagents are designated as essential providers and businesses in the essential retail grouping determined by the ACT Government and have been able to trade during the lockdown which has been extended to 15 October, there may be circumstances under which Newsagents are eligible for financial support. The ACT Government’s COVID-19 Business Support Grants deliver […]
The ACT Government has released information on economic support for small businesses including qualifying Newsagencies. Applications for support will open on 26 August 2021.
Newsagents in the ACT are exempt from trading restrictions imposed under the lock-down announced for the ACT which commences at 5:00PM today.