ACT students returned from South East Queensland allowed to attend school

Sarah Lansdown
By Sarah Lansdown
Updated August 6 2021 - 5:23am, first published August 5 2021 - 2:50am
Students under stay-at-home orders in the ACT are allowed to attend school and outside of school care if they wear a mask. Picture: Shutterstock

ACT students returning from Covid-affected areas of Queensland are allowed to attend school without being tested, sparking anxiety among teachers that the virus could get into ACT schools.

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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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