Second Tasmanian Stimulus Package - Health
- A provision of $150 million established to purchase essential equipment, supplies and provide additional staff necessary to fight COVID-19.
- Increased funding to public health services and GPs by a further $3 million, bringing total assistance to $5 million.
- An additional $3 million will be added to the initial $1 million provided in the first Stimulus Package to establish a dedicated 1800 phone number to allow the Tasmanian community to call in and receive psychosocial support.
- Increased capacity to provide mental health advice, support and referral for vulnerable Tasmanians living in rural areas as well as targeted support for Tasmania’s migrant community and other vulnerable groups.
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