Commonwealth under pressure on border closures but states hold all the cards

Katie Burgess
By Katie Burgess
Updated July 1 2021 - 5:41pm, first published August 21 2020 - 6:30pm
Canberrans Ross and Helen Muir return from the Victorian border after six days stranded. Picture: Elesa Kurtz

"What I can assure you today is the national cabinet continues to focus on areas where it can agree and on areas where we can't reach agreement, we move on."


Katie Burgess

Katie Burgess

Federal politics reporter