The states and territories are easing the restrictions in different ways, and that is to be expected because conditions vary.
Think of the difference between low-density, suburban Canberra, inner-city Sydney and country Victoria.
Here's how it plays across the country.
No let-up yet in the ACT
"This is not a race or a contest between jurisdictions," ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr said, but some easing may be announced on Friday.
"We have seen around the world what can happen when restrictions are imposed too late or taken away too early."
Go to the beach in NSW
Bondi and Bronte beaches have already re-opened, though others in Sydney remain closed to all but locals.
Students are starting to return to class.
Go for a drive in Queensland
From Saturday, the state will permit people to go for a drive within 50 kilometres of home.
National parks will re-open and picnics will be allowed.
State Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk had advice to people over 65: "I would suggest going for a drive during the week, Monday to Friday, because on the weekends it's family time."
A bit tougher in Victoria
The state government will reassess the situation when the current state of emergency expires on May 11.
"I don't know what transmission will look like this week or next week, but I think the state of emergency going to May 11 is a nice line-up with the national cabinet process for a real look at changing the restrictions," the state's Chief Health Officer, Professor Brett Sutton, said.
Work-out in Western Australia
The two person limit on exercising is lifted to ten people - but they must still keep the regulation safe distance apart.
Open houses will be permitted for real estate sales but records must be kept of everyone who enters and inspects a home.
Students go back to class this week.
Caution in South Australia
As in Victoria and the ACT, health officials are reviewing which restrictions might be lifted - though they point out that the clamp down wasn't as tough as elsewhere.
And in Tasmania
Hard-hit Tasmania is also sticking with restrictions.
Non-essential shops will stay shut until at least May 3.
Some schools in remote areas will reopen but most will stick with online teaching.
"I don't intend to make a knee-jerk reaction and take us to a position where the restrictions come off too quickly and then leave us exposed," Tasmanian Premier Peter Gutwein said.
Parks reopen in NT
Parks and reserves are to re-open this weekend but cafes and gyms won't until June, if then.
The territory's borders will remain closed.
- For information on COVID-19, please go to the federal Health Department's website.
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- If you have serious symptoms, such as difficulty breathing, call Triple Zero (000)
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