Disaster Recovery Assistance

Important information regarding Coronavirus

Latest restrictions
  • Pubs, licensed clubs and hotels (excluding accommodation), places of worship, gyms, indoor sporting venues, cinemas, casinos to close from midday Monday, March 23. Restaurants and cafes to offer takeaway only. Schools and supermarkets can remain open. Read more.
  • To help stop the spread of coronavirus, stay 1.5 metres away from others where possible, wash your hands regularly for at least 20 seconds with soap and water, avoid touching your face and if sick, stay home. Read more.
  • Non-essential mass gatherings are banned for groups of more than 500 people outdoors, or more than 100 indoors. Read more.
  • There are restrictions on visitors to Residential Aged Care Facilities to protect older Australians. Please check with individual facilities for further information.
  • From 9pm AEDT 20 March 2020, our borders are closed except for Australian citizens, residents and immediate family members. All arrivals into Australia are required to self-isolate for 14 days, either at home or in a hotel. Read more.
Federal Government Economic Stimulus Package

Read the Federal Government's full Media Release

For Business

Delivering Support For Business Investment

Cash Flow Assistance For Businesses

Stimulus Payments to Households to Support Growth

Assistance for Severely Affected Regions

Temporary relief for financially distressed businesses

Supporting the flow of credit

For Individuals and Households

Income support for individuals

Payments to support households

Early access to superannuation

Providing support for retirees - temporarily reducing superannuation minimum drawdown requirements and reducing social security deeming rates

 

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