Barr cleverly steps around casino pokies ban

By The Canberra Times
Updated April 24 2018 - 11:04am, first published May 6 2016 - 11:05am

In clearing the way for the Canberra casino to install 200 poker machines, albeit with strings attached, Andrew Barr has demonstrated that he has few equals in Territory politics when it comes to the art of the possible. And it confirms, not that any further proof was needed, that there was never a redevelopment proposal unsolicited or otherwise to which Mr Barr didn't warm.

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