The Health Minister Greg Hunt announces the Government will provide a $15.6 million boost to researchers to help develop a new coronavirus test "within weeks". Mr Hunt also defended the amount of testing that was being currently conducted in Australia, despite criticism from shadow opposition health minister, Chris Bowen. Mr Hunt said Australia has one of the highest coronavirus testing rates, per capita, in the world.

0:20 - Minister speaks about testing rates in Australia

1:28 - Announcement of testing research funding

3:12 - Announcement of anti-viral research funding

5:22 - Question about coronavirus testing kits, including new homegrown tests from Doherty Institute

6:10 - Question regarding funding for Doherty Institute and importance of research

7:38 - Question regarding research from University of Queensland

8:26 - Question regarding social distancing and Bondi Beach

9:15 - Message to Australians about social distancing and self isolation

10:15 - Question regarding closure of public amenities

10:46 - Question regarding cruise ships

12:18 - Further question about cruise ship passengers

12:50 - Question regarding cost of health vs economy

14:40 - Question regarding closure of borders

16:40 - Question regarding upcoming stimulus package

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