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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.

Funding package to help rough sleepers

The ACT Government has today unveiled a new $3 million funding package to assist people facing homelessness or domestic and family violence by expanding the sector’s operational capacity.

No COVID-19 cases remain in ACT hospitals

There are currently no patients in Canberra Hospitals with COVID-19, while no new cases of COVID-19 were recorded overnight.

ACT public school students could return to classrooms early

There is scope for some ACT public school students to return earlier than planned if some public health restrictions are loosened in the coming months.

Clarity on rental relief measures

The ACT Government has announced more information will be provided for tenants, landlords and real estate agents to navigate the uncertainty around rental relief measures initiated in response to COVID-19.

Canberra Hospital nurse confirmed to have COVID-19

A Canberra Hospital nurse was confirmed this morning as a positive case of COVID-19. The individual was tested after developing mild systems.

Garran Oval to house temporary COVID-19 ED

Garran Oval, adjacent to the Canberra Hospital, is set to house the temporary COVID-19 ED, which is anticipated to be operational in May.

ACT public students to spend all of term 2 learning from home

ACT public schools will move to a new remote learning model when term 2 commences that will see most students learning from home for the entire semester.

ACT industry welcomes rental measures amid eviction moratorium confusion

New rental measures announced by the ACT Government on Thursday (2 April) will see landlords offered an incentive to reduce rents for tenants in stress.

$214 million rescue package for households, businesses and health

The ACT Government’s $214 million economic relief package for households, businesses and frontline health includes rent and rate support schemes.

Makeshift COVID-19 hospital to be operational next month

A dedicated makeshift COVID-19 hospital new will be constructed at or near the Canberra Hospital and will initially have capacity for 50 patients.

ACT Government public spaces now off limits

Playgrounds, skate parks, outdoor fitness stations and outdoor barbecues across the Territory are just some of the public spaces to close from midday today.