Minister: Minister for Employment and Small Business and Minister for Training and Skills Development
Agency: Department of Employment, Small Business and Training

Minister: Attorney-General and Minister for Justice, Minister for Women and Minister for the Prevention of Domestic and Family Violence
Agency: Department of Justice and Attorney-General


COVID-19 Emergency Response Act 2020

Effective Date Publication Date Amendments Included Notes
23 April 2020 24 April 2020

RA ss 7(1)(k), 40, 42A

25 May 2020 26 May 2020 2020 Act No. 16
22 June 2020 23 June 2020 2020 Act No. 19
04 December 2020 11 March 2021 2020 Act No. 38
23 April 2021 23 April 2021 2021 Act No. 8
09 September 2021 09 September 2021 2021 Act No. 16
24 November 2021 24 November 2021 2021 Act No. 23
08 April 2022 08 April 2022 2022 Act No. 6
01 May 2022 10 May 2022 2022 Act No. 6

revised version, provs exp 30 April 2022

03 May 2022 10 May 2022 2022 Act No. 5

revised version

COVID-19 Emergency Response Act 2020 No. 13

date of assent 23 April 2020

comm on date of assent

Justice and Other Legislation (COVID-19 Emergency Response) Amendment Act 2020 No. 16

date of assent 25 May 2020

pt 4 comm on date of assent

Community Services Industry (Portable Long Service Leave) Act 2020 No. 19

date of assent 22 June 2020

pt 13 div 3A comm on date of assent

COVID-19 Emergency Response and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2020 No. 38

date of assent 04 December 2020

pt 2 div 2 comm on date of assent

COVID-19 Emergency Response and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2021 No. 8

date of assent 23 April 2021

pt 5 comm on date of assent

Public Health and Other Legislation (Further Extension of Expiring Provisions) Amendment Act 2021 No. 16

date of assent 09 September 2021

pt 4 comm on date of assent

Justice and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2021 No. 23

date of assent 24 November 2021

pt 2 comm on date of assent

Public Health and Other Legislation (Extension of Expiring Provisions) Amendment Act 2022 No. 6

date of assent 08 April 2022

pt 5 comm on date of assent

s 38, sch 1 pt 1 comm 1 May 2022, the day after the COVID-19 legislation expiry day (see s 2 (1) (b)–(c))

Small Business Commissioner Act 2022 No. 5

date of assent 08 April 2022

pt 6 div 2 comm 3 May 2022 (see s 2)

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s 4 amd 2020 No. 38 s 6; 2022 No. 6 s 38 sch 1 pt 1

s 4A ins 2020 No. 38 s 7

amd 2021 No. 8 s 12; 2021 No. 16 s 8

pt 2 hdg exp 30 April 2022 (see s 24AA(1))

s 5 amd 2020 No. 38 s 8

exp 30 April 2022 (see s 24AA(1))

s 6 amd 2020 No. 16 s 13

exp 30 April 2022 (see s 24AA(1))

s 7 amd 2020 No. 16 s 14

exp 30 April 2022 (see s 24AA(1))

pt 3 hdg exp 30 April 2022 (see s 24AA(1))

s 8 exp 30 April 2022 (see s 24AA(1))

s 9 exp 30 April 2022 (see s 24AA(1))

pt 4 hdg exp 30 April 2022 (see s 24AA(1))

s 10 exp 30 April 2022 (see s 24AA(1))

s 11 amd 2020 No. 16 s 15

exp 30 April 2022 (see s 24AA(1))

s 12 amd 2020 No. 16 s 16; 2020 No. 38 s 9

exp 30 April 2022 (see s 24AA(1))

s 13 amd 2020 No. 38 s 10

exp 30 April 2022 (see s 24AA(1))

pt 5 hdg exp 30 April 2022 (see s 24AA(1))

s 14 exp 30 April 2022 (see s 24AA(1))

s 15 amd 2020 No. 38 s 11

exp 30 April 2022 (see s 24AA(1))

s 16 exp 30 April 2022 (see s 24AA(1))

s 17 exp 30 April 2022 (see s 24AA(1))

s 18 amd 2020 No. 16 s 17

exp 30 April 2022 (see s 24AA(1))

s 19 amd 2020 No. 38 s 12

s 23 amd 2020 No. 38 s 13; 2021 No. 23 s 4

pt 8 hdg exp 30 April 2022 (see s 24AA(1))

s 24 amd 2020 No. 38 s 14

exp 30 April 2022 (see s 24AA(1))

pt 8AA hdg ins 2022 No. 6 s 13

s 24AA ins 2022 No. 6 s 13

pt 8A hdg ins 2020 No. 19 s 132B

s 24A ins 2020 No. 19 s 132B

pt 9 hdg sub 2020 No. 38 s 15

pt 9 div 1 hdg ins 2020 No. 38 s 15

s 25 sub 2020 No. 38 s 15

amd 2021 No. 8 s 13; 2022 No. 6 s 14

pt 9 div 2 hdg ins 2020 No. 38 s 15

s 26 ins 2020 No. 38 s 15

pt 9 div 4 hdg ins 2022 No. 6 s 15

s 28 ins 2022 No. 6 s 15

sch 1AA ins 2020 No. 38 s 16

COVID-19 Emergency Response Bill 2020