Canberra lockdown: Source of first infection 'entirely unimportant' at this stage, Barr says

Dan Jervis-Bardy
Updated August 13 2021 - 6:48pm, first published 2:30pm

Chief Minister Andrew Barr says it is "entirely unimportant" how the man who sparked the ACT's snap lockdown contracted the virus, as authorities focus their attention on containing the outbreak.

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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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