ACT government defends costings that favour Labor election win

Sally Whyte
Jasper Lindell
Updated May 18 2019 - 5:26pm, first published May 14 2019 - 12:00am

The ACT government has defended costings released close to the election that found the territory would benefit from a federal Labor government, saying they were necessary to assess the impact of campaign promises on the upcoming ACT budget.

Subscribe now for unlimited access.


(min cost $0)

or signup to continue reading

See subscription options
Sally Whyte

Sally Whyte

Federal Politics Reporter

I report on a range of issues in federal politics and the public service, with a real passion for how decisions made in Canberra affect the lives of Australians.

Jasper Lindell

Jasper Lindell

Assembly Reporter

Jasper Lindell joined The Canberra Times in 2018. He is a Legislative Assembly reporter, covering ACT politics and government. He also writes about development, transport, heritage, local history, literature and the arts, as well as contributing to the Times' Panorama magazine. He was previously a Sunday Canberra Times reporter.

Get the latest Canberra news in your inbox

Sign up for our newsletter to stay up to date.

We care about the protection of your data. Read our Privacy Policy.