Video Conference with The Hon. Josh Frydenberg MP, Treasurer of Australia

Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has warned Australia will not be able to eliminate coronavirus as medical experts crunch the numbers on vaccination targets.

The Treasurer signalled a shift to focusing on preventing hospitalisation, serious illness and fatalities seen elsewhere in the world.

“Ultimately, we can’t eliminate the virus,” The Treaurer told business leaders.

“We have to learn to live with the virus.”

The Australian Chamber of Commerce & Industry held this morning a zoom session today with business leaders across Australia.

In this session, the Treasurer addressed ACCI members & guests on managing the current COVID19 situation in Australia with current restrictions in place in Greater Sydney and NSW and recent lockdowns in other states including Victoria and SA.

He discussed the Federal Government’s important assistance packages to support Australian businesses during economic closures and restrictions and his thoughts on the roadmap to recovery after this crisis.


Wednesday, 04 August 2021


9.45am - 10.15am

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