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COVID-19 update: NSW to start easing some restrictions for fully vaccinated residents from Monday

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian arrives to speak to the media during a press conference in Sydney, Friday, September 10, 2021. Source: AAP Image/Joel Carrett

This is your update on the Coronavirus in Australia for 10 September 2021.

  • COVID-19 detected in areas of regional NSW with no recent cases
  • V/Line train services disrupted in Victoria
  • Additional vaccine bookings available in the ACT
  • Queensland records one new community case

New South Wales 

NSW has recorded 1,542 new locally acquired cases, and nine deaths.  

From Monday 13 September, up to five fully vaccinated residents outside the 12 local government areas (LGAs) of concern will be allowed to meet outdoors. Those who live inside the LGAs of concern can go out for a picnic or recreation with fully vaccinated members of their household for two hours each day in addition to unlimited exercise. 

Fragments of COVID-19 have been detected in sewage treatment plants in Tamworth, Lightning Ridge, Glen Innes, Culburra Beach and Moruya. 

From Monday 13 September, NSW Health will provide online video updates instead of the 1100 live press conferences.

Click to book your vaccine appointment today. 


Victoria has recorded 334 new locally acquired cases, with 149 linked to known outbreaks. One person has died. 

Twenty V/Line services have been disrupted after a train driver who travelled from the Southern Cross Station to Gippsland tested positive to COVID-19. It is expected the disruptions could expand to 100 services.

Find a vaccination centre near you.

Australian Capital Territory

The ACT has recorded 24 new locally acquired cases, with at least six in the community while infections. 

Authorities invite people to bring forward their existing vaccine bookings through  MyDHR system  over 30,000 additional appointments are available.                                                                                                    

Click here to book your vaccination appointment.

Last 24 hours around Australia
  • Queensland records one new locally acquired case, a teenager who attends St Thomas More College in the Brisbane suburb of Sunnybank.

Quarantine, travel, testing clinics and pandemic disaster payment

Quarantine and testing requirements are managed and enforced by state and territory governments:

NSW Travel & transport and Quarantine
VIC Travel permitOverseas travellers and Quarantine
ACT Transport and Quarantine
NT Travel and Quarantine
QLD Travel and Quarantine
SA Travel and Quarantine
TAS Travel and Quarantine
WA Travel and Quarantine

If you want to travel overseas, you may be able to apply online for an exemption. Click here for more information about the conditions to leave Australia. There are temporary measures for international flights that are regularly reviewed by the government and updated on the Smart Traveller website.

Visit the translated resources published by NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service:

COVID-19 Vaccination Glossary
Appointment Reminder Tool.

Testing clinics in each state and territory:

South Australia 
Western Australia 
Northern Territory 

Pandemic disaster payment information in each state and territory:

South Australia 
Western Australia 
Northern Territory

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