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:

Coles improves access for remote communities

NSW Nationals Upper House MP Sam Farraway has welcomed changes by Coles to ensure that those living in remote communities have access to the vital supplies, by removing purchasing limits for those who live further than 100km from their nearest supermarket. “Many families have been put under undeserved stress and scrutiny in our more remote…

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Tax deductions for those working from home

Many Australians now working from home will find things a little easier at tax time thanks to the Nationals in Government. Federal Nationals Member for Parkes Mark Coulton welcomed temporary arrangements announced by the Australian Tax Office (ATO) that will make it easier for Australians to claim deductions for working from home due to COVID-19.…

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Stephen Bromhead

Support to keep businesses open now and into future

The NSW Nationals in Government have welcomed measures that provide greater protection from evictions for commercial tennants significantly impacted by COVID-19. NSW Nationals Member for Myall Lakes Stephen Bromhead said the $440 million land tax relief package will apply to commercial leases where the tenant is in financial distress due to COVID-19, including but not…

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