Welcome to the 9News.com.au live blog for Thursday, October 7, 2021.
Here’s what you need to know this morning.
NSW is counting down to ‘freedom day’ on Monday after passing 70 percent fully vaccinated.
The new NSW premier could ease rules earlier.
Parts of regional NSW have had lockdowns extended.
A Melbourne children’s cancer ward is in lockdown after a COVID-19 positive parent visited.
And South Australia has said it won’t open international borders as planned when it hits 80 per cent vaccinated.