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Supporting students through the effects of Coronavirus

The Morrison Government is expanding the eligibility criteria for the fortnightly $550 Coronavirus supplement to Australians receiving student support payments. Initiative: Coronavirus Supplement eligibility extended
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Supporting first home buyers in regional Victoria

The Victorian Government is extending the $20,000 First Home Owner Grant for people buying or building a new home in regional Victoria for an extra 12 months, in another measure to support Victorians through the coronavirus pandemic. Initiative: First Home Owner Grant Extension
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Supporting sole traders through the effects of Coronavirus

The Morrison Government is expanding the eligibility criteria for JobSeeker Payment to support sole traders and Australians who are self-employed if their income is negatively affected by the economic impact of the Coronavirus. Initiative: JobSeeker eligibility expanded to sole traders and self-employed Australians
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Supporting Australian workers and business

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...
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Assisting Tasmanian renters during COVID-19

The establishment of the COVID-19 Rent Relief Fund will ensure targeted support of up to $2000 or four weeks rent is available for tenants suffering from extreme hardship. Initiative: Rent Relief Fund
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Ministerial statement COVID-19 response measures

Work the Government is undertaking to both contain and respond to the impact of the novel coronavirus pandemic - COVID-19 - on the Tasmanian community. Initiative: One-off emergency relief payments of $250 for individuals and up to $1000 for families - available to casual workers...
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Support for temporary visa holders

The Tasmanian Government's number one priority is to keep Tasmanians safe from coronavirus and we will also not turn our back on temporary visa holders in our State. Initiative: Support for Temporary Visa Holders
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New $154.5 million relief package to support tenants, landlords and construction

The McGowan Government has announced a new package to support tenants, landlords and the construction industry in the COVID-19 pandemic. Initiative: $30 million for grants of up to $2,000 for residential tenants who have lost their job and face financial hardship due to COVID-19
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New $444 million housing stimulus for Western Australia

The McGowan Labor Government has announced a $444 million housing stimulus package to deliver a major boost to Western Australia's COVID-19 economic recovery, and support the building and construction sectors. Initiative: $117 million to provide homebuyers who build new houses with a $20,000 grant Initiative...
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Media release 20 Mar 2020: Prime Minister

Today, the National Cabinet met again on our commitment to work together to keep Australians healthy as we can, to protect them, and to ensure that we keep Australia running together. Today, we made further decisions, many of which we've had flagged from our last...