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NSW and Commonwealth Government funding responses to the COVID-19 pandemic

NSW and Commonwealth Government funding responses to the COVID-19 pandemic

Advice on legislation or legal policy issues contained in this paper is provided for use in parliamentary debate and for related parliamentary purposes. This paper is not professional legal opinion.
Issues backgrounder No. 3/2020 by Lenny Roth

Australian governments have announced extraordinary funding measures in response to the global COVID-19 pandemic. ‚ÄčThe 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.