Coronavirus: Canberra schools to effectively close and move to online learning

Kirsten Lawson
Updated March 23 2020 - 6:23am, first published March 22 2020 - 8:30pm

The ACT government has confirmed Canberra schools will effectively shut down to most students from Tuesday, after comments from the Prime Minister suggested they could stay open.

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