Protected Manuka tree can be removed to allow hotel development

Jasper Lindell
By Jasper Lindell
Updated August 5 2019 - 4:26am, first published July 28 2019 - 2:00pm

A London plane tree at the centre of a long-running stoush over the future of a prominent Manuka site can be removed, paving the way for a hotel development.


Jasper Lindell

Jasper Lindell

Assembly Reporter

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