New Franklin grassland 'a stronghold' for threatened native species

Updated November 19 2019 - 4:05pm, first published 3:00pm

A new protected grassland is planned for Franklin with the ACT government announcing on Tuesday the site would offset the environmental damage caused by development at the Yarralumla Brickworks.

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Elliot Williams

Canberra Times journalist

I've been a reporter with The Canberra Times since 2017 and as a proud Canberran it's been an honour to tell the stories of my hometown. I'm currently reporting on the public service and examining the ins and outs of a very important part of our city. Email:

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