ACT government will ask Canberrans to wear masks if cases return to the territory or surrounding region

By Elliot Williams
Updated August 2 2020 - 9:53am, first published 8:00am
Chief Minister Andrew Barr has asked Canberrans to prepare for a time when masks may be necessary in the ACT. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

ACT residents will be required to wear face masks if COVID-19 cases are detected in Canberra or the immediate surrounding region, Chief Minister Andrew Barr announced on Sunday.



Elliot Williams

Canberra Times journalist

I've been a reporter with The Canberra Times since 2017 and as a proud Canberran it's been an honour to tell the stories of my hometown. I'm currently reporting on the public service and examining the ins and outs of a very important part of our city. Email:

Get the latest Canberra news in your inbox

Sign up for our newsletter to stay up to date.

We care about the protection of your data. Read our Privacy Policy.