Jeremy Rockliff is scheduled to meet with other leaders and the Prime Minister on Monday (18th July) to discuss the management of the current Covid wave.
State and territory leaders want the $750 dollar Covid leave payment reinstated, which so far has been rejected by the government
The Premier is looking forward to sorting it out on Monday.
“I have pressed upon the Prime Minister through correspondence which of course will be talked about as other Premiers have raised issues around supporting Australians and indeed in terms of the subsidy, but also the rapid antigen tests availability.”
5,400 of the more than 10,000 active Covid infections in the state are in Tasmania’s south.
A woman in her 90s passing in the north increases the state’s pandemic toll to 106.