Canberra lockdown: Anger as small projects excluded from construction reopening plan

Jasper Lindell
Dan Jervis-Bardy
By Jasper Lindell, and Dan Jervis-Bardy
Updated August 29 2021 - 6:42am, first published 1:21am
Masters Builders Association of the ACT chief executive Michael Hopkins. Picture: Dion Georgopoulos

The local residential construction industry's track record of complying with safety laws has led the ACT government to be cautious about reopening the sector, Chief Minster Andrew Barr said.

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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.

Dan Jervis-Bardy

Dan Jervis-Bardy

Federal Politics Reporter

Dan covers federal politics from Parliament House, with a special focus on climate policy and the NDIS. He has previously reported on ACT politics and urban affairs since joining the Canberra Times in 2018.