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Pandemic leave: What has been announced and how did we get here?

Sally Whyte
By Sally Whyte
Updated April 14 2021 - 2:16pm, first published August 3 2020 - 2:30pm
Authorities say people going to work while sick has been a major source of spreading the virus. Picture: Shutterstock

Late on Monday Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced the government would introduce paid pandemic leave for Victorians, but calls for the payment have been growing for weeks.

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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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