Manuka tree at centre of development stoush will stay on register

Jasper Lindell
Updated May 26 2019 - 2:19pm, first published May 22 2019 - 11:50am

A developer has blasted the decision to keep a London Plane tree on his block in Manuka on the list of registered trees, saying the process had been "weaponised" by unrepresentative community groups opposed to redevelopment.

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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.

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