Gold Coast Titans player Bryce Cartwright (Image: AAP/Dave Hunt)

Today, Australians get long-awaited details on what the road back to normal will look like, while our success puts us in an elite club of “first mover” nations. Meanwhile, the NRL continues to provide the kind of off-field drama that would make a TV miniseries. Plus, who’s afraid of video-conferencing?

The easing begins

We might finally have a clearer picture of what the next few months of our disrupted lives look like, with national cabinet today set to announce a long-awaited roadmap for a staged reopening of the country.

Restrictions on outdoor gatherings, school closures and interstate travel may be the first things to change, and it’s likely that things will be eased in four-week blocks.