National News

Qld closes national parks as toll rises

Queensland is closing all national parks, walking tracks and 4WD areas, as the state's death toll from COVID-19 rises to three and a full border lockdown takes effect from midnight.

NSW isolation rules to last 90 days

NSW Police will not seek an extension to coronavirus isolation rules beyond 90 days, with the state's highest-ranking officer hoping people will have "gotten the message" after three months.

Scrap plan for NRL mini pre-season: Daley

Rugby league great Laurie Daley believes a mini pre-season should be scrapped, saying players should be "ready to go" as soon as the NRL is given the green light for a return.

Wimbledon canned for 1st time since WWII

For the first time in its nearly century-and-a-half history, Wimbledon was cancelled for a reason other than war as it became the latest major sporting event in 2020 to fall victim of the coronavirus pandemic.