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Smokescreen: the rhetoric and reality of federal bushfire recovery funding

This report examines the allocation and distribution of federal funds from 1 January 2020 to 31 December 2020, following the bushfire crisis of 2019-2020. While large pledges were made by the Morisson Government to support families and businesses, much of the funding appears to be...
Media release

Urgent support for 300 charities and community organisations

The Morrison Government is providing an immediate $100 million funding injection to more than 300 charities and community organisations to support Australians in the wake of the coronavirus economic downturn. Initiative: Funding and support for 300 charities
Media release

Virtual summit explores domestic and family violence victims’ safety during COVID-19

Tackling domestic and family violence in the COVID-19 pandemic was the focus of Australia's first COVID-19 Domestic and Family Violence Virtual Summit today, with frontline service providers and sector experts helping the state government to chart a path forward. Initiative: $2 million for domestic and...
Media release

Targeted support for Victorians struggling with energy bills

Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change Lily D'Ambrosio announced the $3.7 million package today, which includes new financial counsellors and online training for more than 1,100 frontline community workers so Victorians experiencing hardship can get immediate support to manage electricity and gas bills. Initiative...
Media release

The Territory’s jobs rescue and recovery plan

The Territory Labor Government will deliver a $65 million Jobs Rescue & Recovery Plan to protect Territorians from the deep economic impacts of the coronavirus. Initiative: Home Improvement Scheme Initiative: Freeze on utilities
Media release

Update on coronavirus measures

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). Initiative: Supplement the viability of residential aged care facilities (including National Torres Strait...
Media release

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...
Media release

Unprecedented new social and economic support package released

The Social and Economic Support Package we have announced today is unprecedented in the history our state in both size, and breadth. Initiative: Social and Economic Support Packages Initiative: Freeze payment of the Community Fire levy next financial year Initiative: Increase pool of available houses...
Media release

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...