Prime Minister Scott Morrison has addressed the nation after attending a virtual G20 meeting on Thursday night.
He began by thanking Australians for the “very significant changes that we’ve been asking you to make to your lives and to your livelihoods”.
“We always knew Australians are up to this test.”
He spoke further about the health and economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic which has so far killed 13 Australians.
He also announced restrictions to control the spread of COVID-19.
Here are the key takeaways:
Tighter restrictions for people entering Australia.
Along with signing a self-isolation declaration card, states and territories will quarantine new international arrivals in hotels for two weeks before they are allowed to return home.