Lack of sick leave a coronavirus ‘ticking time bomb’, stimulus payments needed: Greens
Adam Bandt 4 Mar 2020
Greens Leader Adam Bandt MP and Greens Community Services spokesperson Rachel Siewert have called on the government to extend the Disaster Recovery Allowance to those affected by the coronavirus, especially those without sick leave.
The Greens have also called for any government stimulus to be targeted to support low-income Australians, support coronavirus resilience and be a more effective response to the threat of recession.
Lines from Leader of the Australian Greens, Adam Bandt MP: