ACT government to introduce new COVID-19 powers

Lucy Bladen
By Lucy Bladen
December 1 2021 - 4:00pm
ACT government ministers would have the power to impose certain restrictions, including mandating face masks in some settings. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

ACT government ministers would have the power to make decisions around certain public health directions to respond to COVID-19 under proposed laws, with the government making preparations to lift the territory's public health emergency.

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Lucy Bladen

Lucy Bladen

Reporter Canberra Times

Lucy Bladen has been a journalist at The Canberra Times since 2019. She is an ACT politics and health reporter. Email: l.bladen@canberratimes.com.au