13 March 2020 – National Cabinet formed across Federal and State governments

Type of Intervention: New Decision Making Committee
Sectors Involved: Executive Office, State Government
Intervention Categories: Planning and strategy; Creation of or release of plans
Level of Jurisdiction: Federal
Lead People/Agency: Prime Minister, State Premiers and Chief Ministers

Overview: Government announces the formation of a “National Cabinet” consisting of Prime Minister, Premiers and Chief Ministers to meet weekly. Will be advised by the Australian Health Protection Principal Committee (AHPPC) and National Coordination Mechanism convened by the Department of Home Affairs.
Full details here: https://www.pm.gov.au/media/advice-coronavirus

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Perception of an increased threat to the country
Evidence/Justification: Need for greater coordination nationwide.