Australia news live: major flooding hits north-west Sydney; nation passes 10,000 Covid deaths

Thousands urged to evacuate in NSW amid deluge and Warragamba dam spills; flooding hits north-west Sydney; Victoria reports 22 new Covid deaths and NSW two; NSW reports century-first diphtheria case; Victorian Labor MP Jane Garrett dies from breast cancer. Follow all today’s news, live

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Australia news updates live: Queensland floods death toll at seven; PM offers military support for Lismore; nine Covid deaths recorded

PM offers military support to Lismore as water reaches dangerously high levels; major flood warning issued for Brisbane; Frydenberg discusses financial support for Ukraine; Victoria records three Covid deaths, NSW records six deaths. Follow the latest updates live

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