"We're running a marathon at sprint pace right now"

Katie Woolf spoke with Chief Minister Michael Gunner.

Topics from this morning:

  • TERRITORY schools will stay open but it will be optional for parents to send their children to school. 
  • Clinic at Howard Springs opening
  • The decision to shut pubs, clubs, restaurants and gyms.
  • The $50 million Small Businesses Survival Fund has been set up to help Territory businesses survive.
  • Closure of the NT Borders this afternoon from 4pm.


  • Trucks with cargo like cars. Should they be allowed across?
  • Grants - sports grants. Are they going to be changed/given less?
  • Should we have trucks driving to the border to pick up from trucks on the other side?
  • Testing - there has been a lot of questions about testing - should we be testing more people and expanding the requirements for testing?
  • Aviation sector?
  • Budget delay?
  • August election? 

Listen to the full chat here: