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Canberra Airport ramps up as some borders reopen

Canberra Airport is planning to return to seven-days-a-week operation from 3 October to cater for the increase in demand amid the South Australian and Queensland border re-openings.

Take 5: Tiffiny Hall of TIFFXO.com

Canberra Weekly takes five with Tiffiny Hall, founder of online health and fitness program, TIFFXO.com about how the pandemic has changed her routine and the future of workouts …

AFL grand final upset: night game at the Gabba

The historic bond between the AFL grand final and the MCG is yet another casualty of 2020, after an announcement the event will be played at the Gabba (Brisbane Cricket Ground) in Queensland this year.

National Stroke Week: stroke doesn’t stop for COVID

The Stroke Foundation's annual awareness campaign, National Stroke Week (31 August-6 September) is just as important as ever because stroke does not stop for a pandemic.

Experts call for pandemic policies to be made permanent

Experts from The Australian National University (ANU) are calling for many of the 156 government policy measures put in place during the COVID-19 pandemic to stay long term.  

Keep an eye on the big picture during uncertain times

Keep your eye on the bigger picture and start imagining what you will say in 10 years' time about the pandemic, writes Meldi Arkinstall.

Canberra businesses return to networking, COVID style

Guests at last night’s Canberra Business Chamber networking event at Canberra Southern Cross Club Woden mingled at a safe 1.5 metre distance by using “discussion pods” and rotating “speed dating style” regularly throughout the evening.

ACT-NSW border restrictions ‘absolute last resort’

Applying NSW border restrictions would be an “absolute last resort”, according to ACT Health Minister Rachel Stephen-Smith.

Three new COVID-19 cases in ACT; links to Melbourne hotspot

ACT Health has confirmed three new cases of COVID-19 in the ACT overnight (7-8 July), all from the same household and linked to the outbreaks in Victoria.

On the job with the ACT Contact Tracing team

Read all about the work that ACT Health’s Contact Tracing team have done since March in aiding the fight against COVID-19.

Canberra, get your hands on home-grown sanitiser

As hand sanitiser supplies dwindled, local distilleries turned to making product for frontline health workers, and now the public can get their hands on it.

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.