Surviving to thriving Support for bush fire affected businesses

The recent Australian bushfires have had devastating effects on businesses across Australia. If you live or operate your business in a fire-affected area, there is help available.

The NSW Government will have a Business Bus at Bilpin Fruit Bowl, 2093 Bells Line of Rd, Bilpin from 9am to 3pm on Wednesday, 12 February 2020.

Hawkesbury City Council is encouraging business operators to visit the Business Bus for practical business advice and to find out about support available from the NSW Government to help local businesses.

You can talk to a host at the Business Bus to find out about the range of support services available to you including:

  • Government financial help
  • Grants and programs
  • Mental health and wellbeing support
  • Support for existing program participants
  • Support for primary producers
  • Employer responsibilities
  • Help with your finances
  • Insurance claims
  • Telecommunications
  • Tax support
  • Mental health and wellbeing support
  • How to protect your business from donation scams.

Drop-ins welcome or you can book a free session at

If you can’t attend this event, you can still find out more about support and business advice at

This NSW Government BusinessConnect event is supported by Hawkesbury Council and Western Sydney Business Centre. BusinessConnect is a dedicated and personalised NSW Government program that provides trusted advice to help you start or grow your small business.

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