"If you are one of the 40 per cent or so of Canberrans who don't have private health insurance and given the government's clear disdain for you and your healthcare needs, do you wonder why you would ever vote for the Labor or Greens parties ever again?" writes JON STANHOPE.
Restrictions for travellers coming from Greater Sydney including the northern beaches, Central Coast and Wollongong to Canberra have been extended by a further week.
In the age of coronavirus, only tiny weddings are allowed and the extended family barbecue is out, says MICHELLE GRATTAN
A few Canberra Health Services doctors were the first to receive an AstraZeneca vaccine this morning (March 10), marking the beginning of its rollout.
Provided it isn’t hijacked by self-interest, a new health initiative has the potential to take Canberra to the highest possible level of wellbeing in the world. Not a bad goal, says MICHAEL MOORE.
The ACT government is giving Canberra’s COVID-19 health response and services a $63 million boost.
The growth of poisonous death cap mushrooms is expected to increase heading into autumn, sparking a warning from Canberra's health chief.
"Chief Minister Andrew Barr and his neo-liberal Labor and Greens colleagues have, in real terms, pumped huge amounts of money out of acute health care since 2012," writes columnist JON STANHOPE.
A community group is leading the way to encourage Canberrans to look after their mental wellbeing after a difficult year.
The ACT government has hired more medical staff to assist in testing Canberrans against COVID-19 cases.
Canberrans have been warned against picking and eating death cap mushrooms that can prove fatal.
"The Education Directorate is aware of the presence of lead paint and other hazardous materials across our school network – we don’t need to order inspections because we know where the hazardous materials are".
The ACT government are considering contingency plans should concerns that an unexpected coronavirus outbreak could affect vulnerable Canberrans.
Fears over one of two vaccines in place to prevent the spread of coronavirus has been dismissed by government authorities in Canberra.
Canberrans trapped in Brisbane during the city's three-day COVID-19 lockdown have been advised to follow Queensland government's public advice "unless it is absolutely essential for you to return".
Hotel quarantine for returning Aussies and 'hibernation' assistance for businesses is the latest in the COVID:19 battle reports MICHELLE GRATTAN.
ACT Health officials in charge of quarantining returning Canberrans from overseas are taking no risk with public health.
"Listening to whingers complain about hotel rooms and the food delivered for them gets up my nose. And drawing a prison comparison is hyperbole. Anyone who has been in a prison must have been cringing at such a ludicrous comparison," writes MICHAEL MOORE.
"There are questions voters need to ask themselves going into the ACT election: who will prioritise health and life? Who will provide leadership in resilience, tenacity, dynamism, agility and social consciousness?" writes political columnist MICHAEL MOORE.
Most vaccinations are obscured from prying eyes, delivered behind a bed screen or a surgery curtain.