Lucy Bladen, Canberra Times

Lucy Bladen

Canberra Times

Canberra, ACT, Australia

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Recent:
  • Canberra Times
Past:
  • Newcastle Herald
  • The Land
  • FarmOnline
  • The Courier
  • allhomes
  • Domain

Recent articles by Lucy:

Canberra COVID hospitalisations double but signs Omicron peak is here

There were 52 COVID-19 patients in Canberra hospitals on Monday, up from 27 patients last Friday. → Read More

ACT to make changes to contact tracing as testing sites 'significantly strained'

It came as the ACT had a spike in cases on Wednesday. → Read More

ACT emergency department presentations fall over COVID, but wait times still a struggle

The number of presentations to walk-in centres also fell. → Read More

ACT government buys land in NSW for future Ginninderry development

Discussions are continuing about the possibility of shifting the ACT's borders to include the NSW portion of Ginninderry. → Read More

How the ACT's systems have failed sexual assault victim-survivors

A damning report found victim-survivors of sexual assault were often retraumatised through their experiences in the ACT's justice system. → Read More

ACT records 18 new cases of COVID

The ACT has reported 18 new cases of COVID-19 in the 24 hours to 8pm on Friday as testing centres continue to be inundated with demand. → Read More

ACT should decriminalise small amounts of illicit drugs, committee says

The bill would decriminalise small amounts of drugs including ice, heroin and MDMA. → Read More

Post-Christmas rise in ACT COVID cases expected: Kerryn Coleman

Authorities are continuing to battle growing outbreaks among Canberra schools and a cluster at an aged care facility. → Read More

Why COVID-19 vaccines and boosters are crucial for pregnant women

Expectant mothers have been reported as one of the most hesitant groups to get vaccinated. → Read More

Why COVID-19 vaccines and boosters are crucial for pregnant women

Expectant mothers have been reported as one of the most hesitant groups to get vaccinated. → Read More

More nature reserves in ACT as part of new management plan

The ACT government has introduced a 10-year management plan for the capital's nature reserves. → Read More

Canberra Hospital master plan to be released in coming weeks

Construction is under way on the hospital's new critical services buildings. → Read More

Close to 50 ACT healthcare workers reject vaccine mandate, will be redeployed

An inquiry into the ACT's pandemic response heard 47 frontline healthcare workers will not get the COVID-19 vaccine. → 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

Firefighters contain blaze on Pennefather Street in Higgins

Firefighters contain blaze on Pennefather Street in Higgins. → Read More

Canberra records eight new cases of COVID-19

There are 258 active cases of COVID-19 in the territory. → Read More

Canberra reports 24 new cases of COVID-19

The total cases for this outbreak are now at 1512. → Read More

Vaping causing COVID-19 transmission in the ACT

Up to eight cases a day have come from people sharing vaping equipment. → Read More

Bus route, Majura Park supermarkets among new COVID-19 exposure sites

New exposure sites in the ACT are overwhelmingly supermarkets. → Read More

Economic recovery hopes pinned on consumers in ACT budget 2021

Canberra's high vaccination rate will be one of the keys to the ACT's economic recovery, says Chief Minister Andrew Barr. → Read More