Coronavirus Australia update: borders, airlines and outdoor gatherings on the agenda as national cabinet meets – politics live
Queensland continues to cop brunt of federal pressure to reopen borders, but closures remain in place for WA, SA, Tasmania and the NT. Follow live
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More protests are planned for this weekend.
In NSW, police have declared the planned Black Lives Matter event ‘unauthorised’ and said they would be upholding the health control orders.
It’s a sitting day and national cabinet, so aren’t we lucky ducks.
Yesterday, both the prime minister and the treasurer turned up the heat on states to re-open the borders (while also condemning Black Lives Matter protesters for setting back the easing of restrictions and ignoring any contradiction in what they were saying)