Media Release: COVID-19 Mutual Obligations Arrangements: Further Extensions of Suspension and Assistance to Job Seekers
The lifting of mutual obligations will continue until 22 May 2020 as a result of the impact of COVID-19.
The Australian Government has taken urgent action to protect the lives of Australians with disability as we continue to confront the coronavirus pandemic.
South Australians can be confident that our food security is not at risk because of coronavirus.
The Morrison Government is providing an immediate $100 million funding injection to more than 300 charities and community organisations to support Australians in the wake of the coronavirus economic downturn.
The Morrison Government has committed more than $154 million in additional support for Australians living with disability, experiencing domestic and family violence and families doing it tough amid the coronavirus outbreak.
The Morrison Government will provide $32.5 million to states and territories to immediately bolster frontline services to protect those most at risk of domestic violence as a result of living changes enforced due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The Government is committed to ensuring the well-being of Australians with disability are considered as the coronavirus pandemic unfolds.
Joint Media Release: $1.1 billion to support more mental health, Medicare and domestic violence services
More help will be given to millions of Australians battling the devastating impacts of coronavirus with a $1.1 billion package which boosts mental health services, domestic violence support, Medicare assistance for people at home and emergency food relief.
The Morrison Government will continue the suspension of mutual obligation until 27 April 2020 to support job seekers through this difficult period.
The Morrison Government is placing a temporary pause on placing new eligible participants on to the Cashless Debit Card in all existing trial sites.