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Free TAFE Courses to Support NSW in Pandemic

A suite of 21 fee-free TAFE NSW short courses are available online to assist anyone across the State who wants to upskill during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Member for Manly James Griffin said these select courses will assist job seekers and workers looking to diversify their skills during these times.

Stay Home, Stay Safe and Back Your Local

Member for Manly James Griffin today welcomed the launch of Back Your Local today to connect home-isolated residents with small business operators in the Manly area, helping to keep businesses running and keep community spirit healthy in the time of COVID-19.

The Back Your Local website acts as a central point of information on what local businesses in Manly and surrounding suburbs are offering - a one-stop-shop for people to find out who’s providing what and how to access it while they stay home, stay local and stay safe.

$10,000 in Fast Relief for Small Business Battling COVID-19

Thousands of small businesses across NSW struggling through COVID-19 will receive grants of up to $10,000 under a new assistance scheme announced today by Premier Gladys Berejiklian, Treasurer Dominic Perrottet and Minister for Finance and Small Business Damien Tudehope.

Member for Manly James Griffin welcomed the $750 million Small Business Support Fund as the centrepiece of a third wave of support measures to keep small businesses afloat across Manly and the Northern Beaches.

“Whether we have waived payroll tax and other charges or now providing $10,000 for small businesses, we have worked quickly to adapt to the changing economic environment,” Mr Griffin said.