NSW school plan unveiled, $1.2b in COVID-relief funds unused | Coronavirus | 9 News Australia

9 News Australia published this video item, entitled “NSW school plan unveiled, $1.2b in COVID-relief funds unused | Coronavirus | 9 News Australia” – below is their description.

New South Wales Premier Dominic Perrottet has unveiled the state’s back-to-school plan to ensure children can return to school “safely” on the first day of term, despite growing COVID-19 cases. The hospitality industry is lashing out at the NSW government as it struggles with staffing and supply issues brought by the Omicron COVID-19 outbreak. Their calls for help come as it emerged $1.2 billion earmarked for business support sits untouched in government coffers.

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