Services we offer
The City of Marion has taken a number of proactive steps to support and inform our business community. This has included the development of a COVID-19 business support page to ensure the latest information regarding our services available to the community. There is a designated COVID-19 e-Newsletter and our Southern Business Mentoring Program is now free, delivering additional consultation services as we help our business community to deal with current impacts.
We are regularly monitoring updates in regards to COVID-19 and will act on all government issued advice accordingly. We are here to support our local business community so please look out for our updates.
Support services available can be found in our Open for Business Booklet and include:
Many City of Marion businesses are still open for trading and we implore you to support local or online where you can.
The City of Marion invites local business owners to be involved in an economic recovery working group that aims to ‘build back better’. The three key pillars of work include: prevent losses, stimulate the local economy and create other benefits.
If you wish to be involved, please email Donna Griffiths with the following information: Name, Business Name, Suburb of Business and any answers to the following questions: Do you need any support? Have you created a new benefit? Have you got any ideas to simulate our economy?
Expressions of interest close on 7 June 2020 with the first group discussion to take place the third week of June 2020.
Advice, updates and support to help your workplace plan and respond to COVID-19.
View the COVID-19 South Australian dashboard and daily update.
The Australian Government is supporting Australian businesses to manage cash flow challenges and retain employees. Assistance includes cash flow support to businesses and temporary measures to provide relief for financially distressed businesses.
Find out what support is available, including boosting cash flow, instant asset write-off, the backing business incentive and JobKeeper payments for your employees.
Business SA has mobilised a range of initiatives to help businsesses survive this event – and ultimately thrive.
Their Employer Resource Guide is a comprehensive document containing essential information about COVID-19, workplace relations and work health and safety (WHS) matters.
Download the guide, or for more information from Business SA about how you can survive the threat of COVID-19, visit their Business SA COVID-19 home page.
To help you keep your business functioning with minimal disruption during these times of adversity, the AIIA in conjunction with some of its members and with the support of the Federal Government, has come together to provide a suite of free service offerings, advice and tools designed to support Australian business continuity through the use of technology.
This support includes a range of remote communications, collaboration, workforce management and video conferencing solutions for business continuity that can be accessed on any device at any time anywhere.
A range of measures are being implemented to protect the health and wellbeing of all South Australians and prevent the spread of COVID-19 in our community.
The South Australian COVID-19 response is tailored to our local conditions and may change over time as the situation in our state changes. Check back regularly for updates.
The Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) has observed an increase in COVID-19 themed malicious cyber activity. Their advice and guidance will help you protect your systems, data and personal information during COVID-19. They are continuing to mitigate and disrupt these COVID-19 related scams and we encourage Australians to remain vigilant and maintain strong cyber security practices during this time.
ICN SA and the SA Government are committed to working alongside local businesses disadvantaged by the impact of COVID-19. They will keep you informed with new information and support as it becomes available. In the meantime, please regularly visit sa.gov.au/covoid-19 for the most recent information on South Australia's response to COVID-19.