The Morrison government has put a six-month pause on so-called “robodebt” collections as the coronavirus pandemic hits Australians’ hip pockets.
Federal and state governments have moved to further restrict public gatherings of people from 10 to two.
The Morrison government has rejected the recommendations of an inquiry into allegations of political interference in the ABC.
Three seats remain close as vote counting continues following Saturday’s federal election.
Scott Morrison appears set to return to power after voters in Queensland, NSW and Tasmania rallied behind the Liberal-National Coalition.
Labor says it will deliver bigger budget surpluses than the coalition over the next four years, while putting extra money into health and education and tucking some away for further tax cuts down the track.