Thank you for sharing your bushfire experience

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The NSW Small Business Commission is a voice for small business within government. We want to hear about the experience of small businesses during the recent and ongoing bushfires. Information you provide us will be shared with government agencies and other organisations to help them understand your issues during recovery efforts. 

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* 1. Please list the local Government Area (LGA) where your business is located:

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* 2. How many employees do you have? (your answer should reflect full time equivalent numbers)

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* 3. Please select your main industry category (ANZSIC Classification)

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* 4. Does your business service the Tourism/Visitor attractions sector?

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* 5. When did a recent NSW bushfire event first impact your business?

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* 6. To what extent have the recent bushfires impacted your business?

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* 7. How would you describe the damage to your business premises from the recent bushfires?

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* 8. What areas are you experiencing challenges regarding clean-up/repair or operating your business as a result of the bushfires? (multi tick options)

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* 9. How many days were you closed or expect to be closed?

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* 10. Thinking about the same time last year, has your sales or trade:

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* 11. What are the main reasons for the increase/decrease in sales or trade compared with last year?

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* 12. Thinking about the next six months, do you expect your  sales or trade to:

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* 13. What are the main reasons for the expected increase/decrease in sales or trade in the next six months?

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* 14. How much loss of revenue has occurred in your business as a result of the bushfires?

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* 15. If you have experienced a loss in revenue from lower sales or trade, what % of your annual business revenue does it represent?

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* 16. Which of the the following best describes your current situation?

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* 17. What would help your business right now?

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* 18. Are you aware of these areas of support for your business?

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Small Business grants up to $50k through the NSW Rural Assistance Authority (RAA) for businesses directly affected by bushfire (formerly $15k)
Insurance support from Insurance council of Australia
Payroll tax support from Revenue NSW
Small Business Rebate from SafeWork NSW 
Business Connect Advisory services - NSW Treasury
Current disputes requiring mediation services - Office of the NSW Small Business Commissioner
Counselling (Mental health line/Lifeline/Beyond Blue)
Legal Assistance through NSW Legal Aid
Special Disaster Loans through the NSW Rural Assistance Authority (RAA) for small businesses in LGAs affected by bushfires

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* 19. Do you have any other comments?

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* 20. Your contact details

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