As of 3:00pm AEDT on Tuesday 31 March 2020, the following guidelines have been implemented by the Australian Government:
Social Distancing – further measures
- Public gatherings, excluding household members, have been reduced to a maximum of two people. Check State and Territory websites for further enforcement information.
- Everyone is advised to stay at home and isolate unless you are: shopping for essentials, receiving medical care, exercising or travelling to work or education. Read more.
- All travellers returning home from overseas will be quarantined in a hotel or designated facility for 14 days.
- People aged over 70; aged over 65 with pre-existing conditions, or Indigenous people aged over 50 with pre-existing conditions should stay at home wherever possible for their own protection.
Commercial and residential tenancies
National Cabinet has agreed to a moratorium on evictions over the next six months for commercial and residential tenancies in financial distress who are unable to meet their commitments due to the impact of coronavirus.
National Cabinet has agreed to a common set of principles, endorsed by Treasurers, to underpin and govern intervention to aid commercial tenancies. To view these principles, click here. More information is still to come this week.
The Government has announced a $130 billion safety net package to expand mental health and telehealth services, increase domestic violence services and provide more emergency food relief. Click here to read more.
Safety net package
A safety net package of $1.1 billion has been announced by the Prime Minister to expand mental health and telehealth services, increase domestic vio;ence services and provide more emergency food relief. Click here to read more.
If you are in self-isolation because you are confirmed or suspected to have Coronavirus (COVID-19), or have been in close contact with a confirmed case, use this form to help track the spread of the virus.
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