Labor to shield grasslands from houses

Dan Jervis-Bardy
By Dan Jervis-Bardy
Updated April 14 2021 - 2:18pm, first published July 30 2020 - 8:00am
Kowen Forest was at the centre of a planning row in the ACT Legislative Assembly on Thursday.

Labor has explicitly ruled out any residential development on the land west of the Murrumbidgee river in Tuggeranong, as the political fight over planning and housing affordability escalates ahead of the October election.


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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