Canberra should 'divorce' Parliament House, become national park city: Marisa Paterson

Jasper Lindell
By Jasper Lindell
Updated June 1 2021 - 6:32am, first published 2:01am
Labor MLA Dr Marisa Paterson will call on the ACT government to explore whether Canberra could become a national park city, and "divorce" Parliament House. Pictures: Shutterstock, Keegan Carroll

The city of Canberra should get divorced from the image of Parliament House and declare itself a national park city in a bid to attract national tourism, a Labor backbencher says.

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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.