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Sunday, 5 April 2020

CORONAVIRUS

AG Porter discussed coronavirus/Parliament/JobKeeper/casuals/distancing compliance/Ruby princess/overseas students at a doorstop. [ Full text ]

Minister McCormack discussed repatriating Australians overseas/agriculture exports on Seven. [ Full text ]

Minister Littleproud discussed coronavirus/agriculture worker visas/grey nomads/agriculture exports/cruise ships on Sky. [ Full text ]

Shadow Minister Burke discussed coronavirus/Parliament/JobKeeper/legislation at a doorstop. [ Full text ]

DHACS is updating 'New and cumulative COVID-19 cases in Australia by notification date'. [ Full text ]

DHACS is updating 'COVID-19 cases acquired overseas - by region or country acquired'. [ Full text ]

DHACS is updating'COVID-19 cases in Australia by state and source of transmission'. [ Full text ]

DHACS is updating its coronavirus resources. [ Full text ]

DHACS is updating coronavirus resources for health professionals, aged care providers, pathology providers and healthcare managers. [ Full text ]

CORONAVIRUS / INDIGENOUS / MEDIA

Minister Wyatt announced $234k to First Nations Media to support their contribution to limiting the spread of the virus. [ Full text ]

CORONAVIRUS / INDIGENOUS

DHACS is updating its coronavirus resources for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and remote communities. [ Full text ]

CORONAVIRUS / DISABILITY / COMMERCE

Minister Robert said NDIS participants will receive priority home delivery from supermarkets during the coronavirus pandemic. [ Full text ]

CORONAVIRUS / SHIPPING / EMPLOYMENT

AMSA announced an extension of time for seafarers to renew their certificate of competency. [ Full text ]

Minister McCormack welcomed that announcement. [ Full text ]

CORONAVIRUS / IMMIGRATION / EMPLOYMENT

Minister Tudge discussed coronavirus/temporary work visas at a press conference. [ Full text ]

CORONAVIRUS / WORKPLACE RELATIONS

ACTU Secretary McManus discussed coronavirus/JobKeeper/casuals/Fair Work Act/minimum wage on Insiders. [ Full text ]

AiGroup said short-term changes to the Fair Work Act are necessary to facilitate the JobKeeper scheme. [ Full text ]

COSBOA expressed anger and dismay with the stance of the ACTU. [ Full text ]

CORONAVIRUS / HEALTH / COMMERCE

The ACCC announced interim authorisation for Medicines Australia and the Generic and Biosimilar Medicines Association to work together to support the continued supply of essential medicines. [ Full text ]

Medicines Australia welcomed that authorisation. [ Full text ]

GBMA welcomed that decision. [ Full text ]

CORONAVIRUS / HEALTH / RESEARCH

The AHRA said its members are moving to co-ordinate scientific responses to the COVID-19 pandemic. [ Full text ]

CORONAVIRUS / ENERGY / COMMERCE

The ACCC granted interim authorisation to AEMO to allow gas and electricity industry participants to co-operate on measures to ensure secure and reliable energy supply. [ Full text ]

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