With coronavirus case numbers continuing to fall, jurisdictions around Australia are in the process of easing restrictions.

The New South Wales Government has today announced its plans to begin easing restrictions.

Starting Friday, people in NSW will be allowed to have up to five visitors at their house and outdoor gatherings of up to 10 people will be permitted.

In this update:
0:08 – Australian states and territories are outlining plans to ease coronavirus-related restrictions.
0:45 – New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian has today announced the lifting of some restrictions as part of the State’s stage one changes.
3:38 – In Queensland, restrictions have been eased again this weekend, allowing families some more freedom to celebrate Mother’s Day.
6:16 – The Federal Opposition is demanding the Government explain how unemployed people will pay their bills when welfare is reduced.
7:25 – In the US, three children in the state of New York have died from a rare inflammatory condition believed to be linked to the coronavirus.
8:24 – Indonesia has reported its highest daily number of new coronavirus infections since the pandemic began.
8:52 – The UK is beginning to announce plans to ease lockdown restrictions, but warns it will proceed with extreme caution.

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