Lead paint discoveries prompt Legislative Assembly inquiry into school infrastructure

Sarah Lansdown
By Sarah Lansdown
February 4 2021 - 5:00pm
Education Minister Yvette Berry said she would be transparent with the committee on how hazardous materials were managed in ACT schools. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

The Legislative Assembly will investigate the management of hazardous materials in schools after lead dust was found at a fourth ACT public school.

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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