UNOFFICIAL The Hon. Scott Morrison MP Prime Minister MEDIA STATEMENT Wednesday 14 July 2021 UPDATE ON NSW COVID-19 DISASTER PAYMENTS FOR EXTENSION OF GREATER SYDNEY LOCKDOWN Eligible workers across the first seven local government areas in New South Wales to go into lockdown will be able to apply for the Federal Government’s increased COVID-19 Disaster Payments from tomorrow, Thursday July 15, enabling payments to be made from Friday, July 16. Residents in Bayside, City of Sydney, Canada Bay, Inner West, Randwick, Waverley and Woollahra will be able to apply for the recurring COVID-19 Disaster Payment tomorrow, while the wider Greater Sydney region under lockdown and right across NSW can make an application from Sunday July 18, enabling payments to be made from Monday, July 19. This means that the increased payment of $600 a week for those who have lost more than 20 hours of work, and $375 a week ...

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