Greg Hunt says Omicron COVID strain 'manageable', as Paul Kelly says Australia can't keep it out forever

Finn McHugh
By Finn McHugh
Updated November 30 2021 - 2:44am, first published 12:30am

Australia "cannot keep the Omicron variant out forever" but a pause on its reopening plans will provide precious breathing space, the chief medical officer says.

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Finn McHugh

Finn McHugh

Federal Political Reporter

Finn McHugh has been federal political reporter for The Canberra Times since July 2021. He joined the Canberra Press Gallery in 2019 where he was executive producer of Sky News's AM Agenda, before joining NCA NewsWire as a federal political reporter. He has previously interned at the Kuwait Times.

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