That's 'locally acquired'.
Locally acquired: cases that were acquired in Australia
Local Transmission: cases where the source of infections was in the reporting area (i.e local and known)
Community transmission: cases that were acquired in Australia and the source of the infection hasn't been...
But it is in accordance with his legal advice that it has to be all states or no states (which is different to the advice other states have).
If nothing else, perhaps the High Court will resolve that issue.
I would say that travel as you haven't seen your wife for a year may not get approval to leave Australia. However, they do seem to be ok if people are suggesting they won't be back for several months - so as said, you may need to stay away for an extended period of time.
They don't typically work that way. The do a calculation of how many points you need, and that's how many they will give you. So if the offer T&Cs say you get 800 points, then that is what it is, regardless of what your balance at the time of the transaction is.