Rapid COVID test provision will need revisiting later, says Barr, but concession expansion a 'start'

Jasper Lindell
By Jasper Lindell
Updated January 5 2022 - 9:10am, first published 9:09am
ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr addresses the media on Wednesday before the national cabinet meeting. Picture: Keegan Carroll

The provision system for rapid antigen tests will need to be revisited later in the pandemic, but a shift to make more free tests available was a significant win at national cabinet, ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr says.

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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.