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WorkSafe ACT bans students from school amid understaffing, daily violence

Sarah Lansdown
By Sarah Lansdown
April 4 2022 - 7:30pm
ACT Education Minister Yvette Berry said violent incidents were rare in ACT schools. Picture: Karleen Minney

A Canberra school which was described as worse than a war zone has been told some students must stay home until serious risks to health and safety caused by staffing shortages are resolved.

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Sarah Lansdown

Sarah Lansdown

Canberra Times education reporter

Sarah covers all stages of education in the capital, from early childhood to higher education. Previously she was a general news reporter at The Advocate in North West Tasmania. She was named Best New Journalist at the 2019 Tasmanian Media Awards for a series on paramedic shortages. Email: sarah.lansdown@canberratimes.com.au

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