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Common sense support for real Australians

Common sense support for real Australians

The Federal Nationals in Government have secured a number of important measures to help regular Australians. Federal Nationals Member for Page Kevin Hogan said the measures were part of the economic plan that will support regional communities and secure a strong...

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Millions to support local seafood businesses

Millions to support local seafood businesses

Commercial fishing, aquaculture and charter boat industries on the Coffs Coast are getting critical relief, with the NSW Nationals in Government announcing $9 million in support of seafood industries. NSW Nationals Member for Coffs Harbour Gurmesh Singh said it was...

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Nationals fight to support local shows

Nationals fight to support local shows

The Nationals in Government are spending big to help agricultural show societies and regional communities recover from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Federal Nationals in Government are spending $36 million to help support show societies hit by social...

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Stimulus fast-tracks work on old Grafton Bridge

Stimulus fast-tracks work on old Grafton Bridge

Work to ensure the old Grafton Bridge continues to provide a safe and reliable crossing for many years to come has commenced as part of the NSW Nationals in Government’s economic stimulus package. NSW Nationals Member for Clarence and Parliamentary Secretary for...

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Driver testing restrictions lifted from July 1

Driver testing restrictions lifted from July 1

Young drivers’ patience is being rewarded with driver-testing back at full capacity from July, thanks to easing of COVID-19 restrictions. NSW Nationals Member for Tamworth Kevin Anderson said all young learner and P-plate drivers are able to book a driver test online,...

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Taree respiratory clinic opening on Monday

Taree respiratory clinic opening on Monday

Federal Nationals Member for Lyne Dr David Gillespie has announced a new respiratory clinic will open on Monday, June 29 at Butterworth Lane, Taree. Dr Simon Holliday will be managing the clinic that will assess members of the public who have mild to moderate cold or...

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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, are required to self-isolate for 14 days. The NSW Government 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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