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Australia Govt organising flights to bring Aussies home

03:42  27 march  2020
03:42  27 march  2020 Source:   skynews.com.au

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  Govt's first stimulus package was 'clearly not sufficient' Shadow Treasurer Jim Chalmers says he welcomes the government's decision to fill the “obvious gaps” in its first stimulus package, telling Sky News the first package was "clearly not sufficient".The government is expected to fast-track its second assistance package - due to be announced this week - through the parliament when it returns next week.

Following the suspension of air connections to and from abroad due to the coronavirus epidemic, the Polish government and national airline LOT Airlines are organising another 11 charter flights to various regions of the world to bring Polish citizens home . LOT spokesperson Michal Czernicki told

Rome-ing Aussies . 61 likes. A journey from Malta to Mykonos to feed our minds, relax our bodies, revive our souls Contact Rome-ing Aussies on Messenger. The weather in Melb is 19 with 25 predicted for tomorrow . .hopefully we have brought some of that Malta sunshine home for everyone.

The government is organising charter commercial flights to bring home Australians stranded in South America.

A flight out of Peru is already full, bringing 260 Australian citizens and permanent residents home within days.

Further flights are being planned with travellers being encouraged where possible to return via scheduled commercial flights.

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