Push for close contact and essential worker changes to keep boarding schools open

Jamieson Murphy
By Jamieson Murphy
Updated July 4 2022 - 1:41pm, first published January 25 2022 - 12:30am
Push for close contact and essential worker changes to keep boarding schools open

BOARDING schools have lobbied the government to change the definition of a close contact for boarders and classify boarding staff as essential workers to keep schools open throughout COVID outbreaks.

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Jamieson Murphy

Jamieson Murphy

National Rural Affairs reporter

National Rural Affairs reporter, focusing on rural politics and issues. Whisper g'day mate to me at jamieson.murphy@austcommunitymedia.com.au