On Thursday night, Prime Minister Scott Morrison went live on A Current Affair, where he spoke about Australia’s continued response to the coronavirus pandemic.
As of today, the Prime Minister announced new measures that would effectively give parents access to free child care, with the government committing hundreds of billions of dollars in stimulus packages and financial support to individuals and businesses.
So far, the virus has claimed 24 lives, with Australia reporting over 5000 confirmed cases.
Speaking to Tracy Grimshaw, Morrison addressed the expected timeline of the COVID-19 pandemic, the financial impact of the stimulus measures and what the ‘peak’ of the virus would look like in Australia.
Here are the key points from the interview.
‘We are going to be in this new normal for the foreseeable future.’
When asked by Grimshaw whether it was plausible for Australia to…