We’ve all almost made it through week 39 of 2020. It’s practically the home stretch now. Or at least the corner before the home stretch.
The big news today is Daniel Andrews fronting the Victorian hotel quarantine inquiry. That will come this afternoon. Andrews is one of the most anticipated witnesses for the hearing, his appearance coming after several of his ministers already fronted.
But first, he’ll do his 85th consecutive press conference.
Queensland has opened its borders to ACT residents from today (huzzah) and is looking at almost two weeks with no community transmission of Covid.
South Australia is opening back up to NSW entirely, although there are still people keeping an eye on the potential for community spread after a taxi driver tested positive for the virus. NSW had one case of Covid under investigation yesterday, after a short run of no community transmission.
Federally, it is still about pre-budget announcements.
Murph and Paul Karp have the latest on that
We’ll bring you all the news as it happens.
You have Amy Remeikis with you for most of the day.