People queue in cars at Bondi Beach in Sydney to get tested for Covid-19. Photo: AFP
People queue in cars at Bondi Beach in Sydney to get tested for Covid-19. Photo: AFP

New Covid-19 cases in Australia hit record high after border rules are eased

  • Prime minister plays down the risks as the country eases pandemic curbs
  • Sydney and Melbourne have relaxed international arrival rules for vaccinated travellers

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
People queue in cars at Bondi Beach in Sydney to get tested for Covid-19. Photo: AFP
People queue in cars at Bondi Beach in Sydney to get tested for Covid-19. Photo: AFP
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