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Coronavirus updates LIVE: Victoria records six COVID-19 cases as Trump compares virus to seasonal flu; 2020 Australian federal budget revealed as Australian death toll rises to 897 – The Sydney Morning Herald

In good news for Victorians, the state has recorded just six new cases of coronavirus. But three new Sydney cases under ‘urgent investigation’ have put plans to…

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Debby Blakey, the chief executive of healthcare fund Hesta, has criticised the budget for a lack of policies directed at supporting women and low-income Australians.
“While the announcement of significant spending to stimulate jobs growth and economic recovery iswelcome, were concerned this budget is a missed opportunity to address systemic weaknesses in ournational economy exposed by the COVID-19 crisis,” Ms Blakey said.
“Instead of recognising the gendered nature of the economic slowdown, th…

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