Media release - Public hearing on the COVID-19 pandemic response - 5 June 2020


Public hearing on the COVID-19 pandemic response

The Select Committee on the COVID-19 pandemic response will continue its public hearings into the ACT Government’s health and financial response and any other matter relating to the COVID-19 pandemic.

On Friday 5 June 2020 the Committee will hear from the following witnesses:

10:30am - 11:30amMinister for Health, Ms Rachel Stephen-Smith MLA

Chief Health Officer, Dr Kerryn Coleman
11:30am - 12:30pmChief Minister, Mr Andrew Barr MLA

The Committee will hold weekly public hearings, alternating between ACT Government officials and community groups, virtually via videoconference and live streamed to the public. The hearings can be viewed from the Assembly on Demand website.

The Select Committee was established by the Legislative Assembly on 2 April to provide oversight to the ACT Government’s response to the COVID-19 public health emergency. The resolution establishing the Committee is available on the Committee’s website.

For further information please contact the Committee Secretary on (02) 6205 0129 or by email at:

Thursday 4 June 2020