LGA Resources (Coronavirus)

TEMPLATE: Economic Impact Assessment

An economic impact assessment to assist in asking your local businesses about the effects that COVID-19 is having in your local area.

>> Download the Excel template

Wyndham City Council: Response to COVID-19

Wyndham City’s WynLocal Economic Support Package will comprise three  main categories of programs for an aggregate value of up to $5M:

  • Program 1: Small Business Grant Program
  • Program 2: Rates, Fees & Charges
  • Program 3: Economic Strengthening & Community Development

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How to support your business through event-triggered economic downturn

Manningham Business have provided a comprehensive list of resources and support available to support businesses affected by COVID-19 in Victoria.

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COVID-19 Business Impact Survey

Melbourne East Regional Economic Development Group (MEREDG) is a group of economic development professionals from the six council’s in Melbourne’s East.  MEREDG works to strengthen the region’s economy of over 200,000 businesses, employs around 365,000 people and has a GRP of over $54b.

MEREDG would like to gain an understanding of how COVID-19 is impacting your business.   The survey is mainly multiple choice and will take only a few minutes to complete. Your input will be used to inform local action and advocacy for assistance from other levels of government.

>> Take the survey

Australian Bureau of Statistics Data

5676.0.55.003 Business Indicators, Business Impacts of COVID-19, March 2020 (First Issue)

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TEMPLATE: Melton City Council – Survey Template for ED Staff

Script / template to use as a guide when talking to businesses to capture their information and steer them in the right direction for help during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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How can I measure the economic impact of COVID-19 for my staff?


Australia’s federal, state and local governments are now designing and delivering the largest peace-time economic stimulus packages in our nation’s history.  Our role will be to help our clients understand the implications of COVID-19 at region and industry sector levels, to assist in guiding policy and directing resources to where they are most urgently required.

Due to the complexity of staged closures and the enforced shutdown of various businesses, this is a complex undertaking.  There are many factors changing on a daily basis that impact the economic base of a region.

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Interactive Map: Victoria by LGA

An interactive map showing current COVID-19 cases in Victoria, by Local Government Area.

>> View the Map