Anthony Albanese to unveil Labor's $440m COVID bounce back plan for schools and students

Karen Barlow
By Karen Barlow
Updated February 2 2022 - 4:40am, first published January 24 2022 - 11:01am
Albanese spoke at the National Press Club on January 25, 2022.

Labor leader Anthony Albanese says he does not want any Australian child held back because of the COVID-19 pandemic, and as the school year returns during the Omicron wave, is offering $440 million to improve the nation's schools, including better ventilation, building upgrades and mental health support.

Advertisement

Ad

Advertisement

Ad

Advertisement

Ad
Karen Barlow

Karen Barlow

Chief Political Correspondent

Karen Barlow is ACM's Chief Political Correspondent. Working in the federal press gallery, she investigates and writes about federal politics and government. She has an interest in integrity, leadership and social equity. She has covered two Olympics and been to Antarctica twice. Contact her on karen.barlow@canberratimes.com.au

Get the latest Canberra news in your inbox

Sign up for our newsletter to stay up to date.

We care about the protection of your data. Read our Privacy Policy.