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Canberrans must mask up to enter airport, travel ban to most of Sydney lifted

ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr said no new locally acquired cases prompted the decision to ease the travel ban to most of Greater Sydney.

Exemption now mandatory for non-ACT arrivals from Greater Sydney

Continued non-ACT arrivals in Canberra has prompted ACT Health to introduce new travel rules for people coming to the ACT from Greater Sydney.

One new case of COVID recorded, ACT Health says risk remains low

One new case of COVID-19 has been recorded in the ACT in the past 24 hours, taking the Territory's total number of cases to 116, with only the one active case. The new...

‘Circuit breaker’ SA COVID restrictions ban regional travel

SA will be ushered into a comprehensive six-day lockdown to contain the Parafield COVID-19 cluster from midnight tonight.

High trainee doctor fail rate prompts 54 recommendations

After recording a 67% fail rate in trainee doctors, Canberra Health Services has been handed down 54 recommendations in a self-commissioned report.

Queanbeyan gyms want to play by ACT rules

Queanbeyan small business owner Pip De Vries said the arbitrary difference in health restrictions between Canberra and Queanbeyan has cost her F45 gym some loyal clients and has restricted her earning capacity,...

‘Human error’ leads to Melbourne chef’s ‘scarily lax’ ACT hotel quarantine

Formerly Melbourne-based chef Mark Glenn has detailed his “scarily lax” Canberra hotel quarantine experience while moving from Melbourne.

Small venues handed lifeline as patron limit increases

Small venues in the ACT will be able to have 25 people in their venue from this Friday 18 September, the ACT Government announced today, Monday 14 September.

Asthma, hay fever symptoms can be similar to COVID

Canberrans who suffer from hay fever and asthma are urged to be alert this spring as many symptoms can be similar to those of COVID-19.

Temporary ICU beds to boost hospital capacity

Canberra Hospital will open eight new temporary beds in its Intensive Care Unit (ICU) next year, after ACT and Federal Government negotiations brought forward funding from the 2024 budget. The eight new beds...

Restrictions unchanged following COVID checkpoint

The level of restrictions in the ACT will remain at Step 3.1 for at least the next two weeks, following the ACT Government’s COVID Safe Checkpoint assessment undertaken yesterday as part of Canberra’s Recovery Plan.

Canberra footy crowds increase to 3000 this weekend

Canberrans are reminded to remember their responsibilities in the fight against COVID-19, as the ACT ticks over nearly seven weeks without an active case and some restrictions ease.