Spike in emergency interventions amid COVID-19 crisis: Lifeline

Dan Jervis-Bardy
By Dan Jervis-Bardy
Updated July 31 2020 - 7:35am, first published 1:09am
Lifeline Canberra chief executive Carrie-Ann Leeson. Picture: Dion Georgopoulos

The number of calls to Lifeline Canberra which require an emergency intervention are up almost 130 per cent on this time last year, a Legislative Assembly inquiry has heard.

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Dan Jervis-Bardy

Dan Jervis-Bardy

Federal Politics Reporter

Dan covers federal politics from Parliament House, with a special focus on climate policy and the NDIS. He has previously reported on ACT politics and urban affairs since joining the Canberra Times in 2018.

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