COVID-19 Business Resources
AmCham Member Resources
|World Health Organisation: COVID-19 Situation Reports
Visit the site here to view updates since the outbreak.
U.S Chamber of Commerce Foundation: Path Forward- Navigating the Return to Work
Every Monday & Thursday | 3.00 pm- 4.00 pm American EST
Featuring deep-dive conversations with a cross-sector of experts led by U.S. Chamber of Commerce President Suzanne Clark, Path Forward will air twice- weekly to explore the complex issues that must be considered as part of a responsible reopening strategy, register here.
RECORDING | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Weekly Partner Call
Dr. Brooks will share updates on CDC's COVID-19 response, including the latest scientific information and what everyone should know about protecting themselves and others. In addition, Dr. Lincoln and colleagues will review the new Interim Guidance for Agriculture Workers and Employers from CDC and the U.S. Department of Labor. Afterwards, the panel of CDC experts will answer questions from the audience.
RECORDING | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: COVID-19 Update
The past calls have been recorded and can be found on CDC's website here.
RECORDING | Fragomen: Looking at the Immigration Impacts of COVID-19 Across Australia and New Zealand
This webcast is available on demand. You can find out more on Fragomen's updates here.
BGR Update: Daily Update
11 August 2020
Above is BGR’s daily update.
NSW Government: $25 Million COVID-19 Research Grants
Round 1 Closed
The Program has been designed to ensure that research results are obtained as quickly as possible to directly support the NSW Health response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Round one applications have closed and all applications received have now been acknowledged by return email. If you have not received an acknowledgement for your application, please contact MOH-COVID-19Grants@health.nsw.gov.au urgently.
Australian Government: Call for Australian Manufacturers
The Federal Government has renewed its call to local manufacturers, specifically with the capability to produce inputs for COVID-19 RNA extraction. If you think you could assist or would like further information, visit the AusTender website.
|U.S. Embassy and Consulates in Australia
Health Alert- The US Mission to Australia plans to send Alerts twice weekly unless local conditions warrant immediate messaging.
US citizens who wish to return to the United States should make commercial arrangements ASAP unless they are prepared to remain abroad for an indefinite period.
Click here for detailed information on actions to take and where to seek assistance.
The COVIDSafe app is part of the Australian Government's work to slow the spread of COVID-19. Having confidence we can find and contain outbreaks quickly will mean governments can ease restrictions while still keeping Australians safe.
The new COVIDSafe app is completely voluntary. Downloading the app is something you can do to protect you, your family and friends and save the lives of other Australians. The more Australians connect to the COVIDSafe app, the quicker we can fight the virus.
Download the app here.
"Coronavirus Australia" App and Whatsapp Channel
The federal government has launched an app and WhatsApp message service to provide Australians with information and advice about the fast changing coronavirus pandemic.
The apps are available for free through the App Store for Apple devices and Google Play for Android devices.
To activate the Whatsapp channel, users have been told to visit aus.gov.au/whatsapp to launch the new feature.
State and Territory Border Control
Some states and territories in Australia have closed their borders to non-essential travel due to COVID-19. Find out what you need to know here.
Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA)
See the TGA page for the latest news and updates from the Australian Government, Department of Health. Find out what you need to know here.
Go to AmCham Members’ Efforts in the Fight Against COVID-19