Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Impact, Resources and Support



The outbreak of COVID-19 is having an overwhelming effect on individuals, businesses and communities. CPA Australia is closely monitoring the situation and heeding government advice, to ensure we are taking the appropriate action to protect the wellbeing of our members and employees.

We understand that accountants and accounting practices have an essential role during these times, as you support the community with the economic repercussions of COVID-19. These resources, guides, advice and updates, along with the latest information from government and regulatory bodies, will support you and your clients in navigating these unprecedented and rapidly changing waters.

 Watch the message from Merran H Kelsall FCPA, Deputy President CPA Australia

Popular Resources

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Guidance on COVID-19 restrictions for tax professionals

Updates on the latest COVID-19 restrictions for tax professionals in greater Melbourne and regional Victoria.

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Guidance on COVID-19 restrictions for financial planners

Information from the Victorian Government regarding the impact of COVID-19 restrictions on financial planners in greater Melbourne and regional Victoria.

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How to begin your road to recovery (Video)

CPA Australia’s Roadmap to Recovery video is designed to help you navigate challenging times and determine the future of your business.

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Jobkeeper extension fact sheet

MEMBER ONLY RESOURCE – a fact sheet that can be branded and emailed to clients to provide information about recent changes to the Government's JobKeeper Payment Scheme.

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The economy

Information from the Department of Health and Human Services in Victoria about business and industry stage 4 restrictions.

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Checklist for closing your business

This checklist sets out the actions business owners should consider taking when you’re exiting your business.

Impacts of COVID-19 on annual report disclosures

COVID-19 Impacts on annual reporting disclosures

This guide explains how COVID-19 challenges, uncertainties and impacts need to be addressed in the annual report, including changes in disclosures.

A variety of tools and resources to help you, your clients and your business navigate the challenges ahead and build towards a reimagined future.

Discover the latest advice for business recovery 

COVID-19 is a significant threat to business health, with many forced closures and a decline in demand for some products and services.

Respond to the immediate challenges of COVID-19 

Find information on CPA Australia’s policy, advocacy and media on COVID-19 related matters, including submissions to government, media releases, and summaries of key stimulus measures.

View public policy advice 

To protect our members and employees, we’ve made changes to our activities, including exams, events and offices.

See what’s changed with CPA Australia 

Message from the Deputy President

CPA Australia Deputy President Merran H Kelsall FCPA provides an update on COVID-19, highlighting the significant contribution of members throughout the crisis and how CPA Australia’s response is evolving.