Palmerston District Primary School closed as all staff get tested for COVID-19 after Canberra Christmas event

Sarah Lansdown
By Sarah Lansdown
Updated December 3 2021 - 7:34am, first published 12:30am
Palmerston District Primary School is closed on Friday while all teachers get tested for COVID-19. Picture: Jeffrey Chan

A primary school in Canberra's north has closed completely on Friday after all staff were found to be casual contacts of a COVID-19 case.


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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