We’ve teamed up with local podcasting start-up, StoryTowns to create timely podcasts as we adapt to “Business as Unusual”.   


Podcast 1: There's No Playbook for COVID-19

by Hugh Koch & Colin Thompson

Businesses in the Greater Hamilton region have never seen a crisis like this before. 

Join our first ever podcast as we discuss our initial response to supporting businesses and our local economy.

In the full podcast above, Hugh Koch, Council’s Economic Development & Tourism Manager, & Colin Thompson, our Small Business Support & Assistance Officer, overview the financial packages and initiatives available to local businesses.  They also discuss the issues businesses may consider whilst transitioning into the post COVID-19 environment.

Colin’s Quick Reference Guide to the financial packages covered in this podcast and in the snapshots below can be found alongside other practical support initiatives on our Business & Tourism Support Hub.

This podcast is the first in a series created by Southern Grampians Shire Council’s Economic Development & Tourism Unit to support businesses in the Greater Hamilton region. 


The information provided is general in nature and does not constitute personal financial advice. The information has been prepared without taking into account your personal objectives, financial situation or needs. For more specific advice relating to your individual circumstances you should consult directly with your accountant and/or advisors.