Category: COVID-19 Updates
The Australian Government today launches the new voluntary coronavirus app, COVIDSafe, an important public health initiative to help keep you, your family and your community safe from further spread of coronavirus through early notification of possible exposure.
Thanks to a significant investment from the Federal Government of up to an initial $165 million, Qantas and Virgin will operate a minimum domestic network servicing the most critical metropolitan and regional routes in Australia, with a heavy focus on Queensland routes.
Here is a Question & Answer document concerning the Mandatory Code of Conduct for commercial leases agreed to by the National Cabinet.
Please note that residential rental arrangements are covered by State Governments but there is a six month ban on evictions currently in place.
The Federal Liberal and Nationals Government is making temporary changes to visa arrangements to help farmers access the workforce they need to secure Australia’s food and produce supply during COVID-19.
The changes allow those within the Pacific Labour Scheme, Seasonal Worker Program and working holiday makers to continue to work in agriculture and food processing until the coronavirus crisis has passed.
The Morrison Government will inject an extra $49.8 million into the Export Market Development Grants (EMDG) program in the 2019-20 financial year, allowing exporters and tourism businesses to get additional reimbursements for costs incurred in marketing their products and services around the world.