Published On: Tue, Jul 13th, 2021
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Federal Economic Support Package on the Way for COVID-19 Stricken New South Waleson July 13, 2021 at 9:40 am

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Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced the federal government will provide an economic support package for New South Wales as it stares down the reality of long term COVID-19 restrictions. Announcing the full details for financial assistance to households and businesses on July 13, Morrison said that although the Commonwealth and the state’s had originally agreed to a support package where the federal government provided income assistance to citizens and the state’s provided business assistance in the case of a COVID-19 lockdown, the outbreak in Sydney had demonstrated a different approach was needed. “As the outbreak has worsened well beyond what we have recently seen in other states and territories, it is in the national interest to enable increased assistance, in partnership with the NSW Government, for workers, business and households, to ensure the lockdown can be maintained to arrest the latest outbreak,” Morrison said. The Commonwealth government will provide $600 …

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