$461m for core health services in 2021 ACT budget, including more mental health, ICU beds

Jasper Lindell
By Jasper Lindell
Updated October 6 2021 - 6:25am, first published 6:00am
The Canberra Hospital will receive a share in the $461 million boost to health spending in the ACT budget. Picture: Dion Georgopoulos

The ACT's health system will receive a $461 million boost over four years to boost capacity amid growing demand across the territory, adding four extra intensive care beds at Canberra Hospital.

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Jasper Lindell

Jasper Lindell

Assembly Reporter

Jasper Lindell joined the Times in 2018. He is a Legislative Assembly reporter, covering ACT politics and government. He also writes about development, heritage, local history, literature and the arts, as well as contributing to the Times' Panorama magazine on Saturdays. He was previously a Sunday Canberra Times reporter.