Coronavirus Update: 30 March 2020

Our government’s first duty is to protect the lives and livelihoods of Australians. Extraordinary times call for extraordinary measures. A few hours ago, Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Treasurer Josh Frydenberg announced an unprecedented wage subsidy scheme – the $130 billion JobKeeper plan. Effective today, all employees working for eligible Read more…

30 March 2020

National Cabinet Statement

Please see below the Prime Minister’s media release on the latest Coronavirus measures determined by the National Cabinet.   Australian governments met again last night 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 Read more…

30 March 2020

Update on Coronavirus measures

Please see below the Prime Minister’s media release on the latest Coronavirus measures determined by the National Cabinet.   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 Read more…

27 March 2020

Update on coronavirus measures

The National Cabinet last night agreed to adopt new stage 2 restrictions to help slow the spread of coronavirus. The Morrison government is working closely with state and territory governments to slow the virus from spreading in a bid to save lives. Please follow the health advice – Covid19 is Read more…

25 March 2020

National COVID-19 Coordination Commission

I welcome the establishment of a new National COVID-19 Coordination Commission to ensure the Morrison Government receives the best advice to meet the tough challenges ahead and helps us emerge stronger on the other side. See full release from the Prime Minister below. Today I announce the creation of a Read more…

25 March 2020