Teachers union says it is concerned for the health and safety of students, staff and families.

Matthew Kelly
By Matthew Kelly
January 23 2022 - 7:00am
Rapid distribution: Up to six million tests are being sent to 3000 public, Catholic and independent schools across NSW ahead of the start of term 1.

Hunter teachers and principals will closely monitor the effectiveness of COVID risk mitigation measures as thousands of students return to the classroom.


Matthew Kelly

Matthew Kelly


Matthew Kelly has worked as a journalist for more than 25 years. He has been working as a general reporter at the Newcastle Herald since 2018. In recent years he has reported on subjects including environment, energy, water security, manufacturing and higher education. He has previously covered issues including the health and environmental impacts of uncovered coal wagons in the Hunter Valley, the pollution of legacy of former industrial sites and freedom of information issues.

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