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Australia

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Joint Statement on International Access to Information Day 2020 Civil and political rights, Freedom of expression

“Information Access Commissioners and Ombudsmen from across Australia and New Zealand . . . released a joint statement to mark International Access to Information Day” in September 2020. The statement…

Electoral and Other Legislation (Accountability, Integrity and Other Matters) Amendment Act 2020 Governance, Voting and elections

An “Act to amend” existing legislation contains provisions “to facilitate the holding of the 2020 general election in a way that helps minimise serious risks to the health and safety…

Economic Response to the Coronavirus, JobKeeper Payment Employment, Social-economic rights

Under this program, extended until March 28, 2021, “businesses and not‐for-profits significantly impacted by the Coronavirus outbreak” could “access a wage subsidy from the Government to continue paying their employees.”…

National Eviction Moratorium Housing, Social-economic rights

The National Cabinet “agreed to a moratorium on evictions over the next six months for commercial and residential tenancies in financial distress who are unable to meet their commitments due…

Project Agreement for COVID-19 Legal Assistance Funding Governance, Rule of law

An agreement was made between “the Commonwealth of Australia” and “the States of New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland, Western Australia, South Australia, Tasmania, Australian Capital Territory and Northern Territory” to…

COVID-19 Economic Response, “Supporting the Flow of Credit” Economic and fiscal policy responses, Governance

As one element of its “COVID-19 Economic Response,” the “Government, Reserve Bank of Australia and the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority have taken coordinated action to support the flow of credit…