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Friday, January 21, 2022



Rain, storms expected across NSW, ACT

Rain and thunderstorms are expected across large parts of NSW and the ACT with severe thunderstorms possible in many areas.

ACT records 51 new cases of coronavirus

The ACT has recorded 51 new COVID-19 cases, one of its highest single-day totals, just days before Canberra will end its lockdown.

Canberra among most vaccinated areas: Barr

The ACT is set to reach the milestone of 90 per cent of its eligible residents being fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by the end of the month.

ACT roadmap intact despite case highs

The ACT's roadmap out of lockdown remains intact for now at least, despite consecutive days of COVID-19 case highs.

Plan for uniform NSW, ACT travel rules

Canberra and NSW are working to establish common travel and quarantine requirements for fully vaccinated people.

New COVID-19 outbreak at Canberra construction site

Transmission of COVID-19 at Canberra construction sites could still occur even if all safety protocols were followed, union executives say.

ACT pharmacies want rapid antigen testing

The ACT government is being urged to fund rapid coronavirus swabs for pharmacists to help keep them at work. 

Roadmap won’t stop COVID uncertainty: ACT

Having a roadmap out of lockdown won't alleviate the uncertainty facing Australia as it stops trying to eliminate COVID-19.

Push for widespread rapid antigen tests

Australia is being urged to adopt widespread rapid screening to pick up fully vaccinated coronavirus carriers without symptoms.

Months of aftershocks from Victoria quake

A magnitude 5.8 earthquake that struck Gippsland is the largest onshore quake in Victoria's history and aftershocks could go on for months.