Government fiscal support through the quarter continued to target healthcare spending, however provision of assistance to households, businesses and non-profit institutions decreased from September quarter 2021. Governments eased COVID-19 restrictions in the December quarter, with most States and Territories experiencing fewer days in lockdown in the December quarter when compared to the September quarter.
Change (a) in days within the quarter where at least one area of the state was in lockdown, September to December quarter 2021
Change (a) in days within the quarter where at least one area of the state was in lockdown, September to December quarter 2021:
New South Wales -81
South Australia -8
Western Australia -1
Northern Territory +20
Australian Capital Territory -50