Coronavirus economic response – 8 Bills passed by Parliament, with 11 Government Amendments and 1 Senate Amendment await Assent

Parliament passed the Government’s Coronavirus Economic Response Package of Bills on the night they were introduced (23.3.20) – see related TT article – with 11 Government amendments and 1 Senate amendment. They now await Royal Assent. The package of Bills implement aspects of the Government’s economic stimulus package announced between 12 March and 22 March 2020 (see related TT…

Government’s Coronavirus economic response – 8 Bills introduced on Monday 23 March 2020

Legislation to implement the Government’s Coronavirus Economic Response Package was introduced in the House of Representatives on Mon 23.3.2020.This package of Bills seek to urgently implement aspects of the Government’s economic stimulus package originally announced on 12 March 2020, and followed up on 22 March 2020 with a second package containing $66.1bn of measures (see related TT article). Also,…