At least 6,500 residents in one NSW region has been plunged back into a two week lockdown just two days after restrictions were eased.
Premier Gladys Berejiklian has hit back after being questioned over the timing of her state-wide lockdown and provided a harsh reality about the Delta strain of Covid-19.
Regional Victoria will be lifted from lockdown on Friday, despite the state recording 221 new cases of coronavirus.
NSW Police arrived at Sydney Park, in busloads on Saturday morning ready to prevent anti-lockdown demonstrators massing, as the major operation blocked several roads in the area.
Despite being able to picnic in groups, Melbourne residents keen to have a beer with their mates will still have to keep their masks on while drinking.
Top epidemiologists and Victoria's opposition leader are calling on the state's government to devise a roadmap out of Melbourne's Covid lockdown.
Thousands of regional NSW residents can forward to eased restrictions and being freed from lockdown within days.
The fallout continues after video was leaked online showing the former wife of Geelong Cats great Jimmy Bartel appearing to be 'snorting cocaine' during a gathering during Melbourne lockdown.
An Australian man living out of his car after losing his home during the pandemic has delivered an emotional rant on ABC Radio with listeners dubbing him 'the caller of the year'.
Playgrounds will finally reopen for Victorians in lockdown but night curfews and wearing of masks are here to stay.
All prisons across NSW will go into lockdown after Covid clusters emerged in Parklea Correctional Centre and Bathurst Correctional centre, as officials scramble to limit inmate exposure.
Twelve angry mayors stared down Gladys Berejiklian in a virtual meeting, demanding to treated the same as the rest of Sydney with no curfews and access to swimming pools.