LOCAL football and netball leagues will get a greater idea of when a season may resume following a National Cabinet meeting in early May.
AFL Victoria head of community football Stephen O’Donohue released a statement on Saturday following Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s announcement last week that the resumption of community sport would be discussed at a cabinet meeting on May 10.
The National Cabinet has indicated it will review COVID-19 restrictions at the meeting, provided the curve is still flattening and testing rates have increased.
It also indicated it will develop a guiding set of principles for sport to return at all levels.
Federal, state and territory governments have already indicated the possibility of easing some restrictions around mid-May, should the current low trend of transmission of coronavirus continue.
O’Donohue said AFL Victoria’s original intention had been to provide a more detailed outline for football’s return before the end of April.
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