Sumary of Picture shows Sydney’s ‘desperation’:
- NSW Labor MP Rose Jackson tweeted a picture of a line outside a Centrelink office in Rockdale and said the sight was heartbreaking.
- NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has defended her government’s decision to shut down construction as necessary to stop the spread and in line with health advice.
- Ms Jackson said the Centrelink queues showed the financial hardship suffered by the state’s residents and said the commonwealth should reinstate JobKeeper.
- “I’m not trying to solve last year’s problem, that’s what JobKeeper solved,” the Prime Minister told reporters.