Is the Manuka Oval redevelopment plan a good deal for Canberra?

By Jack Waterford
Updated April 24 2018 - 10:12pm, first published February 19 2016 - 5:20pm

The best argument against the people of Canberra giving Andrew Barr, and his Labor team, another term of government of the ACT is the susceptibility of Barr to the sort of "deals" that have major real estate developers offering to build "free" sporting facilities in exchange for the effective appropriation of hundreds of millions in value worth of ACT public land and development rights. That Liberals are as enthusiastic invites despair.

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