Australian governments have announced extraordinary funding measures in response to the global COVID-19 pandemic. The measures have aimed to boost the health system, support the economy, and assist households and vulnerable groups in the community. This issues backgrounder outlines NSW Government funding measures. It also summarises major Commonwealth funding initiatives, which in this paper are defined as those of $100 million or more.
The Parliament of New South Wales acknowledges and respects the traditional lands of all Aboriginal people, and pays respects to all Elders past and present. We acknowledge the Gadigal people as the traditional custodians of the land on which the Parliament of New South Wales stands.