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July 2020 news archive

Friday 24 July 2020

  • Update following National Cabinet. The National Cabinet met today to discuss Australia’s COVID-19 response, the Victoria outbreak, restrictions, helping Australians prepare to go back to work in a COVID-safe environment and getting the economy moving again.

Wednesday 23 July 2020

Tuesday 21 July 2020

Friday 17 July 2020

Thursday 16 July 2020

  • JobTrainer skills package. Australian Government will invest $2 billion to give Australians access to new skills by retraining and upskilling them into sectors with job opportunities, as the economy recovers from COVID-19.
  • Interstate travel restrictions are in place. Travel restrictions and quarantine requirements may affect your ability to cross a domestic border.

Friday 10 July 2020

  • Australia to reduce international flight arrivals. In order to manage and maintain quarantine arrangements, National Cabinet has agreed to implement further caps on international arrivals. States and Territories are moving toward a model of charging for hotel quarantine.

Tuesday 7 July 2020

Monday 6 July 2020

  • NSW-Victoria border is closing. NSW is temporarily closing its border to Victoria. Before you travel check the appropriate State or Territory Government sites for the latest information on restrictions and exemptions.

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State and Territory Government information

Refer to your local state government for the latest responses to the coronavirus pandemic. You can also check restrictions in all states and territories using the COVID-19 Restriction Checker.