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:

    Support for COVID-affected families

    Support for COVID-affected families

    The NSW Nationals in the state government have extended support for the No Interest Loans Scheme (NILS), providing low income earners with continued access to credit for essential goods and services. The extension of the government’s partnerships with 61 NILS...

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    More cash to fix local roads and create local jobs

    More cash to fix local roads and create local jobs

    Round 2 of the NSW Nationals in government's accelerated Fixing Local Roads Program has opened to deliver better, safer roads and boost local job opportunities. NSW Nationals Member for Tamworth Kevin Anderson said the joint Commonwealth / NSW funded program would...

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    Nationals in government support regional media

    Nationals in government support regional media

    Rural Press Pty Limited (Australian Community Media) has been awarded more than $10.4 million under the NSW Nationals in the federal government’s $50 million Public Interest News Gathering (PING) program, providing much-needed support to 91 regional media outlets at a...

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