7 Jul 2021

Australia correspondent Karen Middleton

From Nine To Noon, 9:49 am on 7 July 2021

Karen joins Kathryn for the latest on the Covid outbreaks in Australia as it's expected Sydney will face another week of lockdown.

Also, the NRL reels from another scandal as it was revealed 13 players from St George Illawarra held a party last weekend against the Covid-restrictions.

A former Liberal MP Julia Banks has made a claim of a brazen act of inappropriate touching by a colleague at Parliament House, and anyone who leaked Malcolm Turnbull's memoir ahead of publication has been sent a bill for $49.95.

A healthcare worker takes a swab from a patient at a drive-through testing station in Perth on June 29, 2021, as several positive Covid-19 coronavirus cases have led to a four day lockdown of the Perth metropolitan area.

Photo: AFP