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  • $1b extra support for mental health, Medicare & domestic violence services

    More help will be given to millions of Australians battling the devastating impacts of coronavirus with a $1.1 billion package which boosts mental health services, domestic violence support, Medicare assistance for people at home and emergency food relief. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said more support would be rolling out...

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  • March 27 – Update on Coronavirus measures

    Australian governments met today as the National Cabinet to take further action to slow the spread of coronavirus to save lives, and to save livelihoods. We will be living with this virus for at least six months, so social distancing measures to slow this virus down must be sustainable...

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  • March 25 – Update on Coronavirus Measures

    Australian governments are working together to slow the spread of coronavirus to save lives. Every extra bit of time allows us to better prepare our health system and put measures in place to protect Australian lives. We will be living with this virus for at least six months, so...

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  • March 22 – increased support for workers and businesses

    The Commonwealth Government has today released the second stage of its economic plan to cushion the economic impact of the coronavirus and help build a bridge to recovery. A total of $189 billion is being injected into the economy by all arms of Government in order to keep Australians...

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  • March 20 – Update on coronavirus measures

    Every Australian government is focused on slowing the spread of coronavirus to save lives. The Prime Minister, state and territory Premiers and Chief Ministers met today for the National Cabinet and agreed to further actions to protect the Australian community from the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). The Chief Medical...

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