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Canberra aged care crisis: The day the COVID bomb went off

Hannah Neale
Dan Jervis-Bardy
By Hannah Neale, and Dan Jervis-Bardy
Updated February 6 2022 - 10:28pm, first published February 5 2022 - 6:30pm
Warrigal Calwell general manager Loy Spratford in full protective equipment. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

Toward the end of last year, Mark Sewell recalls how staff at Warrigal's nursing homes described feeling as though they were "tiptoeing around a time bomb".

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Hannah Neale

Hannah Neale

Reporter

Hannah is a general reporter with The Canberra Times. She is currently covering the early breaking news shift and is ready to chase your morning headlines. Hannah started as a journalist with The Southern Highland News and The Goulburn Post before moving to the ACT. Twitter: @neale_hannah

Dan Jervis-Bardy

Dan Jervis-Bardy

Federal Politics Reporter

Dan covers federal politics from Parliament House, with a special focus on climate policy and the NDIS. He has previously reported on ACT politics and urban affairs since joining the Canberra Times in 2018.

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