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Labor MP David Smith 'disappointed' by controversial $500 million Australian War Memorial upgrade plans

Karen Barlow
By Karen Barlow
Updated June 14 2021 - 10:02pm, first published 6:30pm
Bean MP David Smith has questioned the process which led to the War Memorial expansion approval. Picture: Karleen Minney

Labor MP David Smith is blaming federal government funding cuts to the National Capital Authority for "disappointing" and "frustrating" processes behind the controversial $500 million Australian War Memorial expansion.

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Karen Barlow

Karen Barlow

Chief Political Correspondent

Karen Barlow is ACM's Chief Political Correspondent. Working in the federal press gallery, she investigates and writes about federal politics and government. She has an interest in integrity, leadership and social equity. She has covered two Olympics and been to Antarctica twice. Contact her on karen.barlow@canberratimes.com.au

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