National Cabinet will meet again today, with a variety of issues on the agenda, including the state border closures.
The Prime Minister has recently said there’s simply no reason for the closures, and that the federal health advice never said they were necessary.
It comes after Queensland in particular comes under intense criticism on the issue, with One Nation Senator Pauline Hanson pursuing High Court action on the matter and struggling tourism businesses considering protests.
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Today’s meeting of state and territory leaders, as well as the Prime Minister, will also discuss issues around public transport.
As more people return to the workplace around the country, it’s understood more consistent rules around city trains, trams and busses may need to be put in palce.
While the future of the National Cabinet itself will be discussed. It could become a permanent feature due to its success during the coronavirus crisis.