NSW introduces COVID-19 friends bubble for children to visit homes during school holidays

Michael Parris
By Michael Parris
Updated September 21 2021 - 2:19am, first published 2:00am

Children will soon be able to meet up with their friends under a new rule signed off by the New South Wales government.


Michael Parris

Michael Parris


Michael Parris reports on politics for the Newcastle Herald. He started at the Herald in 1994 after working in the ABC Newcastle newsroom. Michael spent much of his career as a sub-editor before moving into political reporting in 2017. He was a finalist in the Sports Australia national media awards for his stories about a male-only tennis club in Newcastle. He has covered NSW and federal elections, state and federal budgets and local politics. He has also written extensively about the COVID-19 pandemic with a special focus on data analysis and the effects of lockdowns on the Hunter community.