Responding to Covid19

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Government response

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

NSW Government
Australian Government

Get in touch with health authorities here:

NSW Health
Department of Health

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:

Vital funding for regional airports

Regional airports will receive a funding injection in another step taken by the Federal Nationals in Government to help Australia’s aviation industry get through the COVID-19 pandemic. Deputy Prime Minister and Nationals Leader Michael McCormack said the Regional Airports Program would assist the owners of regional airports to undertake essential works, promoting aviation safety and…

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Registration fees waived for greyhound owners

Greyhound owners across regional NSW will have their registration fees waived for another 12 months. NSW Nationals Member for Tamworth and Minister Responsible for Racing Kevin Anderson said the fee waivers will help greyhound owners who have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. “This is great news for our local owners and trainers as we’re…

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Accommodation landed for NSW public boarding students

The NSW Nationals in Government have announced a plan to get public boarding school students back into their dormitory facilities after weeks of learning from home. Until recently, boarding schools had been unable to return all of their students to full-time face-to-face learning due to Australian Health Protection Principal Committee (AHPPC) guidelines, which outlined that…

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