Developers get a 'clear pathway' in current ACT planning system: chief planner

Lucy Bladen
By Lucy Bladen
February 25 2021 - 5:30pm
ACT chief planner Ben Ponton says the planning authority is forced to approve developments that are not ideal. Photo: Dion Georgopoulos

The ACT's chief planner says the current territory plan forces the territory's planning authority to approve unsuitable developments and gives developers a "clear pathway".


Lucy Bladen

Lucy Bladen

Reporter Canberra Times

Lucy Bladen has been a journalist at The Canberra Times since 2019. She is an ACT politics and health reporter. Email:

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