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Canberrans with COVID-like symptoms urged to get tested

Canberrans with COVID-like symptoms are being urged to get tested to help the ACT keep flattening the curve.

Australia calls for action on wildlife wet markets

At the virtual G20 meeting of Agricultural Ministers on 21 April, Australia has called for international experts to scrutinise wildlife wet markets.

Plan urgently needed to survive global risks

A new report is calling for humanity to urgently prepare a plan so our species can survive and thrive well into the...

No new cases of COVID-19 in ACT overnight

The ACT's total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases remains at 106 after no new cases were recorded in Canberra overnight.

ACT COVID-19 update confirms four new cases

Overnight the ACT has seen four new cases, three more admissions of COVID-19 patients to Canberra hospitals, and the recording of five more recoveries.

COVID-19 testing criteria expanded

The ACT’s Chief Health Officer, Dr Kerryn Coleman, has announced new expanded testing criteria for Coronavirus COVID-19: The...

Racist abuse on the rise in ACT due to COVID-19

Uncertainty, fear and stress surrounding COVID-19 has led to a number of instances of racist abuse and other forms of discrimination within the ACT.

Study links debt to work safety risks

Firms laden with debt may be more likely to “cut corners” on workplace safety, an international study co-led by a researcher from...

One new case of COVID-19 recorded in ACT

There has been one new case of COVID-19 recorded in the ACT in the past 24 hours. The individual is a male in his 40s who acquired the virus overseas.

Six ways to improve liveability in a lockdown

A leading urban planner has revealed six changes governments could implement to improve liveability for Australians if the existing shutdown becomes a...

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