Not playing the blame game, Barr defends decision not to pursue Orroral Valley inquiry

Jasper Lindell
By Jasper Lindell
Updated July 30 2021 - 3:49am, first published July 29 2021 - 11:00pm
Chief Minister Andrew Barr, who says he does not want to pursue a blame game over the start of the Orroral Valley bushfire. Picture: Elesa Kurtz

ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr says he is "agnostic" about a newly announced coronial inquiry into the origins of the Orroral Valley bushfire, which was sparked by a Defence helicopter 18 months ago.

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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.

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