Micro Business Forum Business Recovery Resources for small business owners

Resources to help your business recover

Resources to build business resilience to prepare and recover from disasters like fire, floods, COVID-19 and cyber attacks


The Business Resilience Project is a fully-subsided workplace wellbeing service that provides small business operators with the tools and guidance needed to support resilience and mental fitness for both themselves and their workforce.
The Project connects businesses with local mentors who understand the issues effecting the communities they live and work in. These Business Resilience Mentors work one-on-one to assess the unique needs of each business, providing them with tailored resources and linkages to supports that will educate, inform and enhance their individual and workplace wellbeing.

Link - https://chessconnect.org.au/business-resilience-project


Disasters such as bushfires, floods or cyber-attacks can devastate small businesses. But when disaster hits your business, what do you do? The process of recovery can seem overwhelming, particularly when you don’t have a plan. Here's a range of resources to help small business owners both prepare and recover from disasters.
Link - https://www.smallbusiness.nsw.gov.au/disaster-recovery


Currently offers a $2,000 Retooling voucher to ABN registered businesses (ABN must have been registered at the time of the flood and still currently in operation) that can be used to replace business related tools and equipment lost in the floods.
There is also an application form attached for a $500 Advisory Services voucher available to flood affected businesses. This voucher can be used for advisory related professional services including, but not limited to: Accounting services; Financial planning; IT services; Legal services; Management consulting; Marketing/Web development services; or Training and development. It is important to include a proof of identity (driver licence etc) and some supporting photos of damage with the applications.

Link - https://www.bizrebuild.com.au/need-help/help-for-flood-affected-communities




Offering free legal support for small businesses, farms and other primary producers.

Link - https://help.justiceconnect.org.au/natural-disaster/