Alfred Deakin High School becomes third ACT school to be dealing with lead contamination

Sarah Lansdown
By Sarah Lansdown
Updated September 7 2020 - 12:13pm, first published 8:00am
Lead dust has been discovered during construction work on the school hall at Alfred Deakin High School. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

Alfred Deakin High School is the third Canberra school to be dealing with lead paint contamination since the July school holidays.

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Sarah Lansdown

Sarah Lansdown

Canberra Times education reporter

Sarah covers all stages of education in the capital, from early childhood to higher education. Previously she was a general news reporter at The Advocate in North West Tasmania. She was named Best New Journalist at the 2019 Tasmanian Media Awards for a series on paramedic shortages. Email: sarah.lansdown@canberratimes.com.au

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