Thursday, 18 June 2020
Resolutions of the Senate
COVID-19: Arts and Entertainment Industry; Consideration of Senate Message
The Speaker has received the following message from the Senate:
The Senate transmits to the House of Representatives the following resolution which was agreed to by the Senate:
That the Senate—
(a) notes that:
(i) it has been more than three months since COVID-19 physical distancing rules effectively shut down the arts and entertainment industry overnight;
(ii) hundreds of thousands of workers in the arts and entertainment industry have been impacted; and
(iii) the Morrison Government has not announced any specific industry assistance for arts and entertainment; and
(b) calls on the Morrison Government to detail and deliver a recovery package for the arts and entertainment industry.
The Senate requests the concurrence of the House of Representatives in this resolution.
Ordered that the message be considered immediately.