1 Apr 2020

Australia spends $200b on economic welfare during Covid

From Nine To Noon, 9:54 am on 1 April 2020

Australia correspondent Karen Middleton joins Kathryn to talk about Prime Minister Scott Morrison's spending programme to help get Australia through the Covid crisis - and how a new unemployment payment will be available to Kiwis on the subclass 444 working visa. So far the country has had more than 4500 cases of Covid and 19 deaths.

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison (Top-R) is seen on a screen attending a videoconference with G20 leaders to discuss the COVID-19 coronavirus, at the Parliament House in Canberra on March 26, 2020.

Scott Morrison (top left) joins other G20 leaders on a video conference call to discuss the response to Covid-19. Photo: AFP