Thousands of workers in another three Sydney LGAs must be on the authorised list if they want to leave to go to work this morning.
The Bayside, Strathfield and Burwood areas are now subject to tighter rules.
New health alerts have been issued for venues exposed to COVID-19.
They include butchers in Harris Park and Marrickville, and a laundromat in St Mary’s.
Anyone who travelled by bus between Wynyard station and Narrabeen on the Northern Beaches at certain times on Monday 2 August is also considered a close contact.
Details are on the New South Wales Health website.
The son of the man who travelled to Byron Bay before testing positive to COVID-19 has now been charged with breaching health orders.
Police will allege the 19-year-old travelled with the 52-year-old to Northern New South Wales, and failed to comply with QR check-in and mask rules.
The workplace watchdog has drafted new advice for businesses on mandatory vaccination.
The Fair Work Ombudsman is examining a four-tier system which would see border control, quarantine, healthcare and aged care firms “more likely’’ to be allowed to mandate jabs.
A leading doctor is warning faith communities not to buy into conspiracy theories about COVID vaccines, saying they save lives.
Police have uncovered a large-scale clandestine drug lab near Bathurst as part of investigations into drug supply.
Seven men have been charged.
Officials in Afghanistan say the Taliban has taken the city of Kandahar.
It is the 12th provincial capital to fall to the insurgents.
Scientists say the number of hours you sleep can effect your biological age.
Researchers at UCLA have found new mothers who slept less than seven hours a night after the first six months were the equivalent of three to seven years older than those who got seven hours or more.