ACT politicians join calls for Australia to sign nuclear ban treaty

Jasper Lindell
By Jasper Lindell
January 23 2021 - 5:00pm
The Australian government has not signed a UN treaty which compels signatories to stop developing, testing, producing or stockpiling nuclear weapons. Picture: Shutterstock

ACT politicians have renewed their calls for the federal government to join a United Nations treaty banning the use of nuclear weapons, which came into force on Friday.

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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.