For now, kindergarten and childcare centres remain open.
In NSW, schools are still open, but parents are being encouraged to keep their kids at home if they can. The same advice is in place for the Northern Territory and the ACT.
QLD schools also remain open, but the state’s teacher’s union is threatening strike action.
WA schools will remain open until the Easter holidays, but Anglican schools are asking children to stay at home.
The State Government says Tasmanian schools will not yet close, as pressure mounts on leaders to take immediate action to halt the spread of coronavirus.
“Aggressive tactics needed,” says WHO.
The coronavirus pandemic is accelerating and more aggressive tactics are needed to fight it, the World Health Organisation has warned.
The WHO said there are now 300,000 confirmed cases worldwide. The first 100,000 were reported in the first 67 days of the virus, the second…