Eating out in restaurants, going back to school, having friends and enjoying a round of golf are back on the map this week.
But as states and territories implement the federal government’s three-step plan at their own pace, confusion arises as to what activities and services are allowed.
Daily Mail Australia looks at what you can and cannot do in your home country this week and beyond.
From Tuesday 23:59, households are allowed to take five guests with them.
The change is not an open invitation to host dinners every night, Prime Minister Daniel Andrews warned.
“This is not about having a different group of friends drinking beer every night,” Andrews wrote to Victorians online.
Picnics will be allowed again, with gatherings of 10 people allowed outside as long as social distance is observed.
Golf, hiking, fishing and walking are among the outdoor activities that are allowed again.
Hiking, fishing, hunting, diving, and other recreational activities are permitted in state parks in gatherings of 10 or less.
A map showing what Australians can do in each state and territory, and from what date restrictions will be relaxed across the country
Gatherings of 10 people outside in NSW and Victoria are allowed as long as social distance is observed
Up to 10 guests can attend a wedding in Victoria, while indoor funerals can accommodate up to 20 people. In NSW, indoor funerals can have up to 20 people and 30 at field services
Professional sports teams can train again just before midnight on Tuesday.
Boot camps for up to 10 people can be resumed.
Up to 10 guests can attend a wedding, while indoor funerals can accommodate up to 20 people plus those needed to perform the service.
Victorians are still advised to work from home if they can.
Hairdressers can also open as long as they meet the social distance requirements.
Auctions and open houses can receive 10 guests in addition to brokers and auctioneers.
Cafés and restaurants remain takeaway only.
NEW SOUTH WALES
School children in NSW resume normal lessons from Monday one day a week.
The number of days that children can go to school will gradually increase in the coming weeks.
Prime Minister Gladys Berejiklian confirmed on Sunday that several other restrictions will be relaxed starting Friday, May 15.
In NSW, cafes and restaurants are allowed to have up to 10 customers in their stores at the same time this Friday, while still adhering to the four square meter per person rule
For the first time since the restrictions came into effect in March, 10 guests are allowed to attend weddings in NSW
Outdoor meetings of up to 10 people are allowed in NSW from Friday
Cafés and restaurants are allowed to have a maximum of 10 customers in their stores at the same time, while still adhering to the four square meter per person rule.
Some owners of restaurants and cafes in Sydney have expressed concerns that the 10-person limit may not be feasible and said their business will remain closed until restrictions are further relaxed.
Five people will also be able to visit another household from Friday, compared to the maximum of two guests brought in earlier this month.
Friday meetings of up to 10 people are allowed from Friday.
For the first time since the restrictions came into effect in March, 10 guests are allowed to attend weddings.
Indoor funerals can hold up to 20 people and 30 are allowed at outdoor funerals.
Religious gatherings and places of worship can also accommodate up to 10 people.
Outdoor equipment, including gyms and playgrounds, can be used with caution, encouraging people to sanitize equipment.
Swimming in outdoor pools is allowed.
Families with a maximum of five people can visit another household yesterday.
From Monday, some students resume face-to-face learning, depending on the grade they are in.
Kindergarten, Prep, years 1, 11 and 12 went back to school from Monday.
A decision on more children returning to class will be made by May 15 at the latest.
In NSW, Victoria and Queensland, households can have up to five guests, while ACT residents can have 10
If the number of new COVID-19 cases remains low, schools in the state will return to normal as of May 25.
From this Saturday, Queenslanders may gather in groups of up to 10 people.
Bars and gaming remain closed during the state’s first phase of the federal government’s COVID-19 roadmap.
Up to 10 people can dine simultaneously in restaurants, pubs, licensed clubs, RSL clubs and hotels.
A number of restrictions in South Australia were lifted on Monday, such as regional travel.
Campsites and caravan parks have been reopened to encourage South Australians to visit communities hit hard by the December / January forest fires.
Restaurants and cafes can also reopen to 10 regular guests, as long as they are outside.
Up to 20 mourners are allowed to attend an indoor funeral, while 30 are allowed if the service is kept outside.
Auctions and open house inspections can also be resumed.
Schools are open to normal personal learning, with students encouraged by the state government to participate.
Locals are encouraged to return to work and take regional vacations.
The limit for group meetings is doubled to 20 people and catering companies are allowed to serve diners according to phase two of the WA recovery plan from next Monday.
From May 18, libraries, gyms and indoor weddings are allowed for up to 20 people.
Outdoor weddings may have a maximum of 30 guests.
But with only one new case of coronavirus recorded in the past 11 days, the government has faced backlash for not continuing to lift restrictions.
Like restaurants and cafes, pubs are allowed to reopen, but a maximum of 20 regulars apply, as well as the rule of one person per four square feet.
Customers will have to buy a meal if they want to have a drink.
Australian Capital Territory
ACT residents can gather in groups of 10, both indoors and outdoors, as long as the social distance guidelines are adhered to.
Weddings can now accommodate up to 10 people, with the exception of those conducting the ceremony.
Indoor funerals can attend up to 20 people, excluding those in charge of the service.
Outdoor funerals can attend up to 30 people, excluding those who run the service.
Outdoor boot camps and non-contact personal fitness training can be held with up to 10 people and without sharing equipment
Auctions and open house inspections can resume in SA, while auctions and open houses can have 10 guests in addition to brokers and auctioneers in NSW
Religious ceremonies and places of worship can accommodate up to 10 people, excluding those conducting the service.
Outdoor boot camps and non-contact personal fitness training can be held with up to 10 people and without sharing equipment.
Open houses and real estate auctions can take place with a maximum of 10 people.
Public schools will return to campus learning in phases over the next four weeks from Monday, May 18 (week three of semester 2) to Tuesday, June 2 (week 6 of semester 2).
In the coming weeks it will be announced when pubs, restaurants and cafes can go back to normal.
Two dependents and dependent children can leave the ACT and go to NSW to provide care and support.
Tasmania’s restrictions started to ease on Monday.
Funeral directors’ limits are increased from 10 to 20 mourners.
National parks and reserves are open to residents to practice within 30 km of their home.
CORONAVIRUS CASES IN AUSTRALIA: 6,947
New South Wales: 3,054
Western Australia: 552
South Australia: 439
Australian Capital Territory: 107
Northern Territory: 29
TOTAL CASES: 6,947
As of Monday, May 18, indoor and outdoor meetings will increase to 10 people – except household visitors, who are limited to 5 people.
Property, small religious gatherings and weddings also receive a maximum of 10 guests.
The funerals can include up to 30 people outdoors.
Restaurants and cafes in all environments (including restaurants in pubs, clubs, hotels and RSLs) open and can accommodate up to 10 people at a time.
Border controls continue to exist, except that resident Tasmanian residents can be quarantined in their main residence, if appropriate.
Community and local government facilities and libraries are allowed to open for up to 10 people.
Outdoor meetings, contactless outdoor sports, fishing and open house inspections and auctions are already permitted in the NT.
Phase two of the recovery will begin next Friday.
Restaurants, clubs and bars are open again.
Beauty salons, massage therapists, indoor religious gatherings, libraries, museums and outdoor sports training are also allowed within a two-hour limit.