Legislation has been passed by Tasmania's lower house for access to $3.2 billion from the public account for government services through to next year.
This is due to the delay in delivery of the state budget until at least October and to access money for the state to deal with some of the economic impacts caused by the coronavirus outbreak.
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More than $400 million has been approved to top up the 2019-20 state budget, including $118 million for the Tasmanian Health Service.
Leader of Government Business Michael Ferguson said the bill allowed for $150 million to be provided to the Finance-General to meet potential costs associated with further action required by government in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
He said a bill to provide further emergency responses to impacts caused by coronavirus was still a work in progress.
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Mr Ferguson said it would need to be informed by Tuesday night's national cabinet meeting of leaders.
Labor finance spokesman David O'Byrne said the money provided to the Finance-General was not near enough to fight the economic impacts of coronavirus on Tasmania.
But he said the party would wait for the government to provide additional financial measures which it would support.
Greens leader Cassy O'Connor said the sight of long queues outside Centrelink offices on Tuesday was saddening but a reminder that the government needed to do all that it could to support people in a challenging time.
Premier Peter Gutwein earlier in the day confirmed after questioning by Labor that there were no planned job cuts in the public sector due to coronavirus impacts.
He said personal leave for public sector casuals had been extended so they could be paid if they were required to go into self-isolation.
Mr Gutwein said he expected more people to be recruited to the public service as the government progressed in its response and recovery phases to the pandemic. Parliament will resume on Wednesday.
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