Coronavirus resources


Buy and Support Local

Kempsey Shire Council have created a flyer you can download that shows ways you can help support local businesses during the time of COVID-19.

You can also see how the Kempsey Shire Council are helping KSC supports local business business during COVID.

What assistance are you eligible for from the Government? 

Below are some links to help you navigate the stimulus packages available.


JobKeeper payment 

$10,000 grants for fast relief

Cash Boost for employers

Information you can pass onto your employees or if you have had to close your doors you are also eligible for these payments. 

Job Seeker

Coronavirus supplement payment 

How is the Macleay Valley Coast responding? 

It is a challenging time and the business, tourism and agricultural industries are being widely impacted by measures introduced to control the spread of COVID-19.

We will provide regular updates to keep industry informed via this website and through the Macleay Valley Coast newsletters.

Macleay Valley Coast will continue to monitor developments and local conditions, provide inspiration for future holidays, and direct the public to the latest health and travel advice.

Two local web pages with further informational links for businesses

Key pages for support and assistance

What can businesses do?

  • Stay informed by subscribing to Macleay Valley Coast’s newsletters in the form below
  • Reach out to your partners, suppliers and industry associations
  • Maintain your social media communications to visitors and locals, and include #VisitTheMacleayLater #StayHome #BuyLocal #SupportLocal messaging to help the community and
  • Innovate while you wait with the Macleay Valley Coast toolkit.

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