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Coronavirus: Housing construction in Canberra set to tumble in the wake of pandemic

Dan Jervis-Bardy
By Dan Jervis-Bardy
Updated May 20 2020 - 8:19pm, first published 6:30pm
Construction in the housing sector is set to slow dramatically in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

Canberra's high-density housing boom is set to slow dramatically in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, with predictions construction of new apartments will tumble by almost 60 per cent.

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Dan Jervis-Bardy

Dan Jervis-Bardy

Federal Politics Reporter

Dan covers federal politics from Parliament House, with a special focus on climate policy and the NDIS. He has previously reported on ACT politics and urban affairs since joining the Canberra Times in 2018.

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