Good morning to everybody. Welcome to Guardian Australia’s live news blog for Sunday.
Graham readfearn here to take you through the first part of what appears to be another tumultuous day as New South Wales and Victoria try to contain the spread of the Delta variant of the coronavirus. I will also include any other non-Covid news.
This is where we are.
In news outside of Covid, the Wallabies rugby team beat France last night to win a series. Prime Minister of Queensland Annastacia Palaszczuk He is scheduled to fly to Tokyo today to headline a presentation as Brisbane emerges as a huge favorite to host the 2032 Olympics and Paralympics.
Go well, stay safe and let’s go.