Cultural Facilities Corporation's $3.7m deficit may force use of Canberra Theatre Centre reserve fund

Jasper Lindell
By Jasper Lindell
December 26 2020 - 2:00pm
The Cultural Facilities Corporation may have to dip into its theatre reserve fund to encourage productions at the Canberra Theatre Centre, pictured, next year. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

The ACT government's Cultural Facilities Corporation has posted a $3.7 million deficit, more than 50 per cent higher than expected, after the COVID-19 pandemic caused the cancellations of theatre productions and exhibitions earlier this year.

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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.

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