Australia coronavirus live: unemployment rate expected to reach 10%, says treasurer – latest updates

Josh Frydenberg has warned that Australia’s unemployment rate could have reached 15% if not for the jobkeeper program. Follow all the latest news, live

11.14pm BST

The NRL’s dream of getting its season back underway at the end of May is resembling more of a pipe every single day.

Scott Morrison, who once couldn’t end a press conference without yelling ‘GO SHARKS’ says there will be “no special arrangements” to get the league back up and running.

All of these things will be subject to the health advice and the health clearances that are necessary … the health advice has to be paramount.

I have no doubt that the NRL and the other codes understand that and they will comply with that.”

11.11pm BST

NSW’s authorities are giving their daily update.

Days are no longer marked by time, but by phone percentage used, and what time leaders stand up to update the 24 hour figures.

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