Education Minister Sarah Courtney tests positive to COVID in France, one week out from school return

Adam Holmes
By Adam Holmes
Updated February 2 2022 - 1:33am, first published 1:25am
Education Minister Sarah Courtney has spent weeks on holidays in Europe, prompting criticism from the opposition. She will now spend extra time abroad after a positive COVID test.

Education Minister Sarah Courtney has tested positive for COVID-19 while on holiday in France and must complete an isolation period abroad before returning to Australia next week - when school starts again.

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Adam Holmes

Adam Holmes

Journalist at The Examiner and Advocate, Tasmania

From Adelaide to south-west Victoria, Bendigo to Tasmania, I've provided in-depth stories in politics, environmental affairs, issues facing disadvantaged communities, legal affairs and much more. Contact me at adam.holmes@examiner.com.au or on Twitter at @adamholmes010