Hard border 'virtually impossible' with NSW, would force most ACT criminal investigations to stop

Jasper Lindell
By Jasper Lindell
Updated July 25 2021 - 8:56pm, first published July 24 2021 - 6:00pm
ACT police check cars on the Federal Highway at a Covid checkpoint in January. Picture: Elesa Kurtz

Criminal investigations would virtually cease if the ACT moved to establish a hard border with NSW, which internal government modelling has shown would also see around 500 nursing staff shut out of the territory.

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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.