ADIA CEO Update: COVID-19 Update
As depicted in the graph below, there has been a significant drop in the number of COVID-19 cases reported across Australia since the peak in January. If the trend continues to follow forecasting, this should see a boost in consumer confidence leading into March and hopefully a prosperous 2022 after the uncertainty we've had the last two years.
ADX Sydney 2022
With only six weeks to go until ADX Sydney 2022 kicks off at the ICC, industry confidence remains high with over 3000 delegate registrations and 180 exhibitors confirmed. We expect to put out the sold out sign by the end of the month given the current enquiries and increasing demand from organisations wanting to exhibit at ADX.
Latest COVID-19 Business News
- Business Support Package Released:
The Small Business Support Program will provide businesses in NSW with an annual turnover of between $75,000 and $50 million with a decline in turnover of at least 40 percent by providing a payment covering up to 20 percent of their weekly payroll for the month of February 2022.
In addition, the existing Small Business Fees, Charges and RAT Rebate will be increased from the current $2,000 limit to $3,000 and employing businesses will be able to offset 50 percent of the cost of RATs.
- Staged return of non-urgent elective surgery:
From next Monday 7 February, non-elective surgery requiring an overnight stay can now safely resume at private hospitals and some of our public hospitals that are in a position to do so in regional and rural NSW.
- COVID-19 Resources for Managing Your Business
What do I need to do if a worker tests positive at my workplace?
NSW Health has provided a useful list of steps on what your business needs to do following reports of a positive COVID-19 test at your workplace.