Student nurses eager to join Canberra's vaccination effort as Covid lockdown hits two weeks

Sarah Lansdown
By Sarah Lansdown
Updated August 25 2021 - 8:41pm, first published 6:30pm
Third year nursing student Hannah McDowell has completed the COVID-19 vaccine training and is ready to join the vaccination workforce. Picture: Dion Georgopoulos

Student nurses, midwives and paramedics will bolster the health workforce administering COVID-19 vaccinations to the Canberra community in coming weeks.


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:

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