PM Scott Morrison says national cabinet will consider close contact definition, Commonwealth to fund rapid tests

Finn McHugh
Gerard Cockburn
By Finn McHugh, and Gerard Cockburn
Updated December 29 2021 - 5:33am, first published 2:30am

Only people who live with a confirmed COVID-19 case would be classified as a close contact under a proposal to be considered by national cabinet.

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Finn McHugh

Finn McHugh

Federal Political Reporter

Finn McHugh has been federal political reporter for The Canberra Times since July 2021. He joined the Canberra Press Gallery in 2019 where he was executive producer of Sky News's AM Agenda, before joining NCA NewsWire as a federal political reporter. He has previously interned at the Kuwait Times.

Gerard Cockburn

Gerard Cockburn

Economics Reporter

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