NSW has recorded 1,022 cases and 10 deaths from the virus so far. The state also recorded 1,022 cases and dozens of deaths from coronavirus.
The northern NSW communities of Byron Shire and Tweed have been closed. Some children were able to meet their friends according to new “bubble” rules.
The Queensland government has rejected reports that the state will not reopen until a 90 per cent vaccination rate is reached. Victoria has set a new daily COVID 19 case count record for this year, with 603 infections.
Tradesman protests continue for a second day.