If your business has been affected by the 2019-20 Bushfires, there’s a range of information, services and resources available to help you. The State Government's one-stop-shop for businesses - including primary producers - is the SA Business Information Hub.
SA Business Information Hub
The SA Business Information Hub has a range of services and financial assistance for businesses and primary producers impacted by the fires, including
- tax support
- emergency planning tools
Primary Industries and Regions SA (PIRSA) responds to emergencies that affect the following industries:
Rural business financial counselling
Rural Business Support provides a free rural financial counselling service for primary producers or small rural businesses who are more than 75 per cent reliant on primary production for income.
It can help you to make decisions and work through the implications of the current situation on your business.
Phone 1800 836 211 (freecall).
Financial counselling helpline
Financial counsellors can help South Australians in financial difficulty by providing information, support and advocacy.
This service is free, independent and confidential.
Call the National Debt Helpline on 1800 007 007 (freecall).
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Meat & Livestock Australia offers red meat (sheep, cattle, goat) producers directly impacted by the fires up to three free one-on-one sessions with a local farm management consultant to help put their business back on track. Topics can include:
- financial planning
- property planning
- herd and flock rebuilding strategies
- whole farm planning
- animal health and welfare advice.
To register your interest contact Andrew Curtis, Livestock SA, phone 0419 035 459.