The Prime Minister Scott Morrison says the Therapeutic Goods Administration has approved the Moderna vaccine for use in Australians aged 18 and over.
NSW has recorded 283 new COVID-19 infections and a woman in her 90s has died after testing positive to COVID-19 — the 29th death during the current outbreak.
The Byron Shire, Richmond Valley, Lismore and Ballina Shire local government areas will go into lockdown after a positive case travelled to the region from Sydney.
The NSW city of Tamworth will go into lockdown for one week after a COVID-positive woman from Newcastle travelled to the area.
Victoria has recorded 11 new locally acquired COVID-19 cases.All are linked to known outbreaks, but only one of the new cases was in quarantine while infectious.
QLD recorded nine new cases including one case under investigation on the Gold Coast
Visitors to the Northern Territory will be banned from using the Howard Springs quarantine facility to gain entry into other states.
A ground-breaking Agreement to deliver better justice outcomes for Aboriginal Territorians has been signed by the Territory Labor Government and Aboriginal and community sector agencies