· Push for members, emergency services to get grand final ticket priority →
AFL crisis cabinet member and Hawthorn club president Jeff Kennett this month told The Age he was hopeful limited crowds would be able to attend finals.
· Coronavirus: at a glance →
“Cabinet has determined that the alert level for the whole country should be lowered from level four to level three,” he said in an address broadcast on television, describing the move as a significant shift in approach to the pandemic.
· Our suicide research is clear: Australia needs more urgent action to address the Covid-19 fallout →
Following national cabinet on 15 May, Hunt released a National Mental Health and Wellbeing Pandemic Response Plan, detailing 10 priorities, three enablers, seven principles and 75 actions.
The Japan Times
· Japan government weighing over ¥100 trillion in fresh pandemic relief, report says →
The government is expected to approve the budget, which will also include subsidies to help companies pay rent and wages as they close businesses, at a Cabinet meeting on Wednesday.
· South African president says lockdown to ease from June 1 →
Ramaphosa, who has been under pressure from rival political parties and a variety of industries to ease the restrictions, said following broad consultations the cabinet had decided to move the country to “level three” of its five-level lockdown system.
The Japan Times
· Even as virus eases, the worst may be yet to come for Abe →
Support for Abe’s Cabinet slumped to 29 percent, the lowest since he took office in 2012, in a poll published Monday by the Asahi newspaper.
· Nikkei: Japan eyes fresh stimulus plan worth over US$929b to battle pandemic →
The government is expected to approve the budget, which will also include subsidies to help companies pay rent and wages as they close businesses, at a cabinet meeting on Wednesday.
· UK PM faces cabinet revolt over senior adviser who violated lockdown, reports the Sun →
LONDON, May 25 — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is facing a revolt from his cabinet over his backing of senior adviser Dominic Cummings, who faces calls from within the Conservative Party to resign for driving 400 km during the coronavirus lockdown, the Sun newspaper reported late yesterday