Canberra health workforce to grow by 100 this year due to ACT budget funding

Lucy Bladen
By Lucy Bladen
Updated July 28 2022 - 4:10am, first published July 27 2022 - 8:00pm
Health Minister Rachel Stephen-Smith has announced the upcoming ACT budget will have funding for extra health workers. Picture: Keegan Carroll

Canberra's public health workforce is set to grow by an extra 170 staff over the next two years, with extra allied health practitioners and nurse practitioners at walk-in centres to be employed.


Lucy Bladen

Lucy Bladen

Reporter Canberra Times

Lucy Bladen has been a journalist at The Canberra Times since 2019. She is an ACT politics and health reporter. Email:

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