Coronavirus: Australia responds to COVID-19, Thursday, March 19

Sally Whyte
Updated March 20 2020 - 11:29am, first published March 19 2020 - 9:00am

Australia now has more than 550 cases of COVID-19, and Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced far-reaching restrictions on non-essential gatherings of more than 100 people indoors. Schools, workplaces and public transport are set to stay open.

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Sally Whyte

Sally Whyte

Federal Politics Reporter

I report on a range of issues in federal politics and the public service, with a real passion for how decisions made in Canberra affect the lives of Australians.

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