The NSW Government has announced the Small Business Fees and Charges Rebate has been increased by $500 to a total of $2,000. Newsagents will have until 30 June 2022 to submit claims under the rebate scheme. It may take a bit of time for Service NSW to reset the administration of the program to make […]
The NSW Government has announced hospitality and retail businesses will be able to apply for a grant of up to $20,000 to compensate for the loss of perishable stock, or claim $10,000 for reduced capacity to sell non-perishable items, if they’re forced to close their doors between 1 December 2021 to 31 January 2022, due […]
The NSW Government has released the Public Health Orders which will apply as it moves the economy and society in general to a more open approach to dealing with the consequences of the COVID-19 Pandemic. However, as shown on Thursday morning, the newly elected leadership team in NSW are prepared to and have made changes […]
ASIC has advised NANA that from November 2021, company directors will need to verify their identity as part of a new director identification number (director ID) requirement. A director ID is a unique identifier that a director will apply for once and keep forever. Directors must apply for their director ID themselves because they will […]
NANA has been at the forefront of representation for Newsagents in NSW and the ACT during the COVID-19 pandemic. NANA is in the privileged position of being able to engage with the political and regulatory domains from senior staff through to Ministers, the ACT Chief Minister and NSW Premier. NANA has taken a multi-pronged approach […]
Last week NANA advised that certain types of exempt retail had been reclassified as “critical retail” under the road map to recovery being pursued by the NSW Government as the State approaches the 70% double vaccination target.
Eligible Newsagents have until 31 October 2021 to claim the JobMaker Hiring Credit for new eligible employees hired between 7 April – 6 July 2021. Eligible Newsagents can receive payments of up to $200 a week for each eligible employee aged 16-29 or $100 for each eligible employee aged 30-34.
COSBOA has welcomed the news that the Treasurer has written to the RBA’s Payment System Board to strongly encourage it to mandate both least cost routing as the default, and multi-network debit cards. NANA is an active member of COSBOA and fully supports the action taken by COSBOA and the Treasurer to fairly address the […]
NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has announced that the number of COVID-19 positive tests in the past 24 hours has soared to 239 locally acquired cases. Of substantial concern are the number of cases reported which were moving freely throughout the community prior to testing positive