Jasper Lindell, Canberra Times

Jasper Lindell

Canberra Times

Canberra, ACT, Australia

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Recent articles by Jasper:

ACT reports 694 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday

There are three people in ICU of a total 67 hospitalised cases. Two people are ventilated. → Read More

Steep, fast decline in Check In CBR QR code check-ins across Canberra

ACT Health is still considering how the app could be a useful tool in the future. → Read More

ACT reports 666 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday

The ACT has reported 666 new cases of COVID-19 in the 24 hours to 8pm on Friday, the lowest daily total since January 3. → Read More

Rapid test supply doubts delay ACT's COVID-ready school return plan

Additional safety measures are planned when school goes back, including the provision of rapid antigen COVID-19 tests for staff and students. → Read More

Greens minister Emma Davidson tests positive for COVID-19

Emma Davidson said she had mild symptoms and would continue working from home. → Read More

Bus drivers furloughed in ACT but no impact so far to public transport services

Transport Minister Chris Steel on Wednesday said public transport services continued to be reliably offered due to good planning before the outbreak. → Read More

Omicron: Scott Morrison announces concession card holders to get free rapid tests, but rejects Albanese's demand

Some Australians will receive a limited number of rapid COVID-19 tests for free, but the Prime Minister has rejected calls for them to be universally available. → Read More

Life with COVID shifts significantly in Canberra as Omicron case spike hits home

The way Canberrans will encounter COVID-19 has now shifted significantly, with high levels of community transmission and health authorities hopeful people will continue to do the right thing and take their own degree of precaution. → Read More

Canberra electricity bills to rise while rest of Australia pays less for power

Cheaper renewable energy is expected to flow to consumers nationally, which will mean the average Australian electricity bill will be $77 less in 2024. But Canberrans will pay more. → Read More

ACT will miss target to plug $8 billion funding hole in defined benefit superannuation liability

The total liability for defined-benefit superannuation schemes is currently worth more than $13 billion, and will cost the budget bottom line into the 2080s. → Read More

ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr says Commonwealth vaccine targets should have been higher, hesistancy was overestimated

The Commonwealth should have aimed higher on COVID-19 vaccination targets, the ACT's Chief Minister said. → Read More

Andrew Barr says post-lockdown wages boost will help Canberra workers as businesses pay more to fill skill gaps

The number of job ads is growing in the ACT and businesses will face skill shortages that drive up wages, Chief Minister and Treasurer Andrew Barr said. → Read More

17 COVID-19 cases linked to Wanniassa School outbreak

Seventeen cases of COVID-19 have been linked to an outbreak at Wanniassa School's junior campus. → Read More

Two COVID-19 deaths, as Canberra records five new cases

There are 170 active cases of COVID-19 in the territory. → Read More

Canberra records 10 new cases of COVID-19

There are 1617 active cases of COVID-19 in the territory. → Read More

Quarantine, tracing rules shifting in ACT with 90% vaccination rate in sight

Relaxed rules have already seen movement across Canberra dramatically increase, with the number of venue check-ins up by nearly 50 per cent this past weekend. → Read More

ACT records 12 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday

There are 296 active cases of COVID-19 in the territory. → Read More

Targeted COVID-19 vaccinations planned as inner north and eastern fringe lags behind

Health authorities are working to even the spread of vaccinations across the ACT, with pop-up Pfizer clinics planned across the city this week. → Read More

Canberra records nine new cases of COVID-19, as testing rates drop again

There are 332 active cases of COVID-19 in the territory. → Read More

ACT reports nine COVID-19 cases on Saturday, no deaths

The territory's vaccination in its 12-and-over population has now reached 87.3 per cent. → Read More