Bus drivers furloughed in ACT but no impact so far to public transport services

Jasper Lindell
By Jasper Lindell
January 12 2022 - 7:00pm
Transport Minister Chris Steel on Wednesday. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

More than 50 bus drivers in Canberra have been furloughed due to COVID-19 outbreaks in the territory, and transport officials are working out how to manage the return of school bus services at the beginning of first term amid ongoing workforce shortages.


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.

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