NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian. (Image: AAP/Dean Lewins)

While most Australians have been watching a movie called Contagion 2, our leaders have been pushing through changes to federal and state laws and regulations which in normal times might have caused them some political trouble.

So, just in case you missed it, here is our second short summary of what's been going on while you've been in glorious isolation.

Pub demerits in NSW

Pubs and clubs in New South Wales may be forced to shut down for up to two week if they repeatedly breach new liquor laws, while "well-managed venues" will be given discounted licensing fees under a new demerit points system for the industry.