After hearing of two more cases in Queensland with two young women diagnosed with the virus after visiting Melbourne and Sydney and not declaring it, Ms Palaszczuk said on Wednesday: "I am absolutely furious that these two people have gone to Victoria, come back and given authorities misleading information".
The sporting body has yet to announce if they are seeking exemptions for the Sydney Swifts, Giants, West Coast Fever and Adelaide Thunderbirds or if they will attempt to move all four sides into Queensland before the weekend. "It hurts us less if you talk about economy and that's a decision for her".
"Your safety comes first and we are in extraordinary times at the moment".
V'landys said NRL players will be allowed to continue to travel between Queensland and NSW on private charter flights due to special exemptions granted by premier Palaszczuk.
Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk announced Wednesday morning the state would ban all people from Greater Sydney.
The AFL's two Sydney-based teams are set to relocate to Queensland earlier than first planned, with Sydney and GWS to fly to Queensland prior to their Round 9 matches to beat the border closure.
In some not all that surprising news - except maybe for the NSW Premier - the Queensland govt has announced it'll close its borders to Sydney residents from this coming Saturday.
Ms Palaszczuk said while she knew it would inconvenience families, it had to be done.
"In the end it hurts the smaller states when they don't interact with NSW".
A criminal investigation has been launched into how the 19-year-old girls bypassed mandatory hotel quarantine despite returning from a declared hotspot.
The general advice: if you've travelled to those areas, don't plan on going to Queensland. There is also a number of close contacts in both of their households. But it's altogether another thing to "close the gates" to people from Greater Sydney on the basis of 10-20 cases per day (most of which come from identified pockets).
The Australian state says it'll reduce the financial burden of Covid-19 on taxpayers.
"We will be monitoring [NSW] very carefully and the signs we will be looking for is further outbreaks of community transmission in areas outside of Greater Sydney".
"What we have seen is that we need to restrict movement across the country when there are large amounts of COVID-19 in certain parts of it", he said.