Important fact sheets:

Latest COVID-19 updates:

Message from the Chairman on COVID-19

Message from the Chairman on COVID-19

This is without a doubt one of the strangest times any of us has ever lived in. I know many of you are wondering what the future will hold, but I also know that we will get through this pandemic together. As Nationals we’re used to working hard under a lot of pressure...

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Local businesses join the fight against COVID-19

Local businesses join the fight against COVID-19

Junee Licorice and Chocolate Factory is among the many regional businesses answering the call to produce supplies during the COVID-19 pandemic. The family-owned business has repurposed its distillery at Corowa to make hospital grade hand sanitiser that meets World...

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Securing freight access for farms and fisheries

Securing freight access for farms and fisheries

A new $110 million initiative will back Australia’s agricultural and fisheries sector by helping them export their high-quality produce into key overseas markets, with return flights bringing back vital medical supplies, medicines and equipment. In addition, around...

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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.

Fact sheets for specific situations can be found at the bottom of this page. Scroll down to find out how to keep your family, friends and community safe during the outbreak.


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

Official NSW Health advice

Limiting exposure

A number of large events have been cancelled or postponed to limit the risk of infecting others, and all entrants to Australia, including returning residents and citizens, will be required to self-isolate for 14 days. NSW will continue to support the Federal Government in implementing this requirement.


Government response

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

    Update on restrictions 

    Certain facilities and activities are restricted to prevent the spread.

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    Social distancing

    What it means and how it can reduce the risk of infection.

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    Cost of living support

    Browse NSW Government rebates and savings on offer.

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    Schools and childcare

    Latest updates on COVID-19 and public schools, universities and childcare centres.

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    Community advice

    How to maintain a healthy, connected local community.

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    Government payments and services

    Information about social welfare payments and other assistance.

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    $320 billion economic response

    More economic help for businesses and individuals.

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    Dealing with COVID-19 for business

    Call the ATO on 1800 806 218 for emergency support information.

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    Payments if you can’t work while isolated

    Information for people who can’t work due to quarantine or self-isolation.

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    NDIS participants, providers and carers

    Advice and information for NDIS participants and providers.

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