From Monday students in New South Wales will begin returning to classrooms, and one parent is calling for additional help for students.
From November 1, fully vaccinated international travellers will not have to quarantine upon entering NSW.
Despite the state forecast to reach 80 per cent fully-vaccinated in coming days, the regions will remain off-limits.
Victorian shearers are threatening to take their handpieces and head across the border to escape vaccination mandates.
Drivers using a Freight Pass will need to have had one dose of a vaccine by October 15 and be fully vaccinated by November 15.
Southern Meats at Goulburn has suspended its operations until the end of the week after a person on the site tested positive to COVID-19.