Fines apply for individuals and businesses that do not obey health officer's directions

Daniella White
Updated March 25 2020 - 6:03pm, first published 12:15pm

Canberrans face fines of up to $8000 and businesses $40,500 if they fail to follow the chief health officer's directions on self-isolation and business closures, but authorities are currently focusing on encouraging compliance rather than enforcement.

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