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Managing your fleet through the coronavirus

Fleetcare are committed to community safety and have prepared the following advice to assist our customers and the public in relation to the continuous management of your fleet or novated vehicle throughout this difficult time.
This page will be updated regularly as new information comes to hand. We aim to provide our customers with useful links and risk mitigation strategies to ensure continuity for your business or novated vehicles.

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Updated 23rd April 2021
Update as per the WA Government announcement 14:30 23 April 2021. Perth metro area and Peel region will move to a 3-day lockdown from 12.01am, Saturday, 24 April, 2021, based on health advice. Masks are mandatory from 6pm, tonight 23 April, 2021 for Perth and Peel residents. There are also restrictions on travel throughout WA. The WA office will be essentially staffed adhering to WA Health guidelines and will continue to provide all services. Stay safe everyone.
Updated 12th February 2021
At Fleetcare, we are committed to ensuring our customers and staff are kept safe and well informed. As this COVID-19 situation evolves, we will ensure that we continue to support our stakeholders and endeavour to meet our customer’s motoring needs in these unique times.
Updated 12th February 2021
Update as per the VIC Government announcement 13:00 12 February 2021. Victoria to enter hard lockdown. Fleetcare will remain operating as usual across Australia. Melbourne staff will continue to provide services adhering to VIC Health guidelines. Stay safe everyone.
Updated 31st January 2021
Update as per the WA Government announcement 13:00 31 January 2021. Perth metro, Peel and South West to enter hard lockdown. Fleetcare will remain operating as usual across Australia. The WA office will be essentially staffed adhering to WA Health guidelines and will continue to provide all services. Stay safe everyone.
Updated 12th October 2020
Businesses that have acquired assets eligible for the pre-existing enhanced $150,000 instant asset write-off will have until 30 June 2021, to first use or install those assets.
Updated 06th October 2020
Due to the recent coronavirus pandemic, the Australian Government has announced an increase to the instant asset write-off threshold from $30,000 to $150,000. This applies to new or second-hand vehicles delivered between the 12th March 2020 until the 30th June 2021.
Updated 05th August 2020
With the announcement that the state of Victoria has entered level four lockdown due to the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, we wanted to let you know what Fleetcare are doing to continue to support you through this time.
Updated 22nd July 2020
Six months into this health and economic crisis and Australia’s early success is now looking uncertain and uneven. Outbreaks of coronavirus in Victoria and New South Wales have the capacity to spread further and before you know it, the whole country’s in lockdown again.

Published 13th May 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic had many employees working from home this year. If you're one of them, then there are a few tax deductions you can probably put your hand up for.

Published 30th April 2020
Coronavirus has many of us practicing social distancing, staying home, and driving a lot less. But during this time, it is important to remember that a lack of vehicle use can cause problems. Here are some tips to care for your vehicle and avoid potential maintenance issues.

Published 29th April 2020
The coronavirus pandemic is wreaking havoc on the vehicle industry across the globe. It’s a crisis of supply and demand, with vehicle production lines shut down and supply chains interrupted amid a sudden drop in market demand.

Published 23rd April 2020
The coronavirus pandemic has brought uncertainty and financial pressure, and many of us are looking for ways to budget and save money. We’ve put together a short 5 minute video with our top tips to help you put money back in your pocket with a Fleetcare Novated Lease.

Published 21st April 2020
The Walkinshaw Automotive Group, which converts vehicles from left-to-right hand drive, is putting its engineering expertise and equipment to work building ventilators which will be desperately needed should coronavirus cases start rising.

Published 16th April 2020
While most Australians have been advised to stay home wherever possible, career drivers are still out and about, unfortunately exposing them to a higher degree of risk during the pandemic. We've prepared a Safe Driving Guide for use during the coronavirus pandemic, especially for those workers who are still making deliveries.

Published 30th March 2020
Lower OPEC crude oil prices are through the supply chain which has resulted in lower pump prices. And there’s another factor at play, the falling Australian dollar which makes oil and everything else we import more expensive. The dollar has fluctuated quite a bit affecting fuel prices.

Published 24th March 2020
This update aims to dispel concerns around fuel availability and provide advice in relation to safely fuelling your vehicle to minimise contamination.
Published 13th March 2020
Fleetcare have prepared this advice to assist our customers and the public in reducing the potential spread of disease, including COVID-19 within vehicles.
Published 17th March 2020
AfMA has announced today that the 2020 Australasian Fleet Conference & Exhibition schedule for May has been postponed due to concerns about COVID-19.
Published 20th March 2020
As the situation with the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to rapidly escalate in Australia and around the world, we want to update customers and stakeholders on the measures Fleetcare has enacted, and the high priority we are giving business continuity throughout this period.

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Important note: This content is current as at 12th of February 2021 and provided for information purposes only. The information may not be suitable or appropriate for your organisation’s operations and needs. As such, please undertake your own independent assessment(s) and take into consideration any specific government laws and guidance. Response and advice regarding coronavirus is changing rapidly and it is important that you keep up to date with all relevant information issued by the Australian Government.