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Cat containment for every Canberra suburb coming soon

Jasper Lindell
Lucy Bladen
By Jasper Lindell, and Lucy Bladen
Updated May 28 2021 - 8:55am, first published 3:01am
The days of free-roaming cats in the ACT will soon be over, with Canberra-wide cat containment set to be phased in. Picture: Karleen Minney

The ACT government will extend cat containment to every Canberra suburb, with all new cats to be required to be locked up from next year as part of a wide-ranging plan to reduce the impact of cats on the environment.

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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.

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: l.bladen@canberratimes.com.au

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