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 article). Following the passage of these urgent Bills, Parliament has been suspended until 11 August 2020.
See below for a summary of amendments and a list of passed Bills.