Government response

Both State and Federal Governments have also prepared a number of responses to the virus:

    Get in touch with health authorities here:

    Stay informed

    State and federal governments are continuing to respond to the developing COVID-19 (Coronavirus) situation.

    It is vital that people take advice from official sources (see links above).

    You can also call the National Coronavirus Health Information Line on 1800 020 080.

    Stay safe

    The best way to protect yourself from COVID-19 is the same way you would protect yourself from
    catching flu or other respiratory illness: 

    • clean your hands for at least 20 seconds with soap and water, or use an alcohol-based sanitiser with at least 60 per cent alcohol
    • cover your sneeze or cough with your elbow or with tissue
    • avoid close contact with people who are ill
    • avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth
    • stay home if you are sick

    Latest COVID-19 updates:

    Dubbo to trial new COVID sign-in system

    Dubbo to trial new COVID sign-in system

    Dubbo residents will become the first in the state to have the chance to use the Service NSW app to check in to venues across the city, as part of a NSW Nationals in the state government trial. NSW Nationals Member for Dubbo Dugald Saunders said the retooled Service...

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    Mental health training for pharmacists and staff

    Mental health training for pharmacists and staff

    People visiting pharmacies across drought-affected NSW will benefit from boosted mental health support thanks to a $1 million investment from the NSW Nationals in the state government in a pilot program to deliver mental health training to pharmacists and staff....

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    More support for regional Australia

    More support for regional Australia

    The NSW Nationals in the federal government will continue to deliver the economic lifeline households and businesses need to ensure regional Australia comes through the COVID-19 pandemic in a strong position. The JobKeeper Payment will be extended by six months to...

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