ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr says Canberra's mask mandate era is over

Jasper Lindell
By Jasper Lindell
Updated June 3 2022 - 6:58am, first published 12:10am
Chief Minister Andrew Barr, who has again encouraged personal responsibility and common sense on the issue of mask wearing. Picture: Karleen Minney

The era of mask mandates is over in the ACT, despite emerging COVID variants and the worst flu season in the territory since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, the Chief Minister has said.

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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.