Australian War Memorial's expansion gets heritage approval

Doug Dingwall
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Sarah Basford Canales
By Doug Dingwall, Elliot Williams, and Sarah Basford Canales · Updated December 10 2020 - 7:46pm, first published 9:36am
Environment minister Sussan Ley has approved the Australian War Memorial's expansion proposal. Picture: Elesa Kurtz

A controversial $500 million proposal to expand the Australian War Memorial has cleared one of its last major hurdles after the environment minister announced it had her backing.

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Doug Dingwall

Doug Dingwall

Public Service Editor

Doug Dingwall is The Canberra Times' Public Service Editor. He writes about government and federal politics, and edits The Public Sector Informant. He has an interest in integrity and industrial relations. Previously he worked at The Examiner in Launceston, where he won a Tasmanian Human Rights Award in 2016 for his reporting. Contact him on doug.dingwall@canberratimes.com.au

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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: elliot.williams@canberratimes.com.au

Sarah Basford Canales

Sarah Basford Canales

Canberra Times journalist

I'm a federal politics and public sector reporter with an interest in national security, integrity and regulation. Contact me with general tips and thoughts at sarah.basfordcanales@canberratimes.com.au or confidential tips to sbasfordcanales@protonmail.com.

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