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‘It’s not just me’: 2021 ACT Woman of the Year praises her allies

During a pandemic, and while working to support her husband and two teenage children who are studying on student visas, 2021 ACT Woman of the Year, Sonam Choden, fought for secure jobs and fair wages for women employed as essential workers.

Canberra to host Australia’s first major conference in 12 months

Canberra will host one of Australia’s first major conferences in 12 months when the NCCC welcomes the Australian Cyber Conference this week.

Fifth active case of COVID-19 in ACT hotel quarantine

The ACT has a new positive COVID-19 case: a teenage boy, ACT Health confirmed this afternoon, bringing the number of active cases to five.

ACT’s first AstraZeneca vaccinations ‘a real milestone’

Doctors at Canberra Health Services were given the ACT’s first AstraZeneca vaccinations at the Garran Surge Centre this morning.

Two new cases of COVID in hotel quarantine

The ACT has recorded two new cases of COVID-19 in hotel quarantine in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of active cases to four.

ACT residents can travel to Victoria from midnight tonight

With Victoria lifting their lockdown tonight, the ACT Government is recognising their improved situation and removing travel restrictions with the state from 11.59pm tonight, 17 February 2021. The ACT no longer regards Victoria...

PM flags coronavirus suppression, vaccine as key priorities

Prime Minister Scott Morrison said COVID-19, jobs, essential services, national security, and caring for the country were priorities for 2021.

Call to increase Covid-19 testing rates in Canberra

Canberra residents should get tested for COVID-19, ACT Chief Health Officer Dr Kerryn Coleman recommended today, after viral fragments were found in Belconnen wastewater last week.

Ripple effect of WA lockdown: senators, visitors and residents enter quarantine in ACT

Another round of self-quarantine rolls on today, with anyone in the ACT who visited the Perth metropolitan area, or the Peel and South West regions of WA since 25 January asked to stay home and get tested for COVID-19.

Covid-19 viral fragments found in Belconnen sewage

ACT Health is urging the community to get tested for COVID-19 if they have even the mildest of symptoms, with fragments of the virus being detected in ACT’s wastewater (sewage) for the first time.

Barr reveals plan to recover lost ACT tourism revenue

The ACT Chief Minister plans to recover lost tourism revenue over the next three years, and to grow the sector over the next decade.

‘Don’t forget us’: Unions call for teachers to be added to vaccine priority list

ACT education unions are advocating for teachers and support staff to be included as priority group for vaccination.
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