Canberra lockdown: Family forced to live in half-finished home due to building ban

Brittney Levinson
Lucy Bladen
Dan Jervis-Bardy
By Brittney Levinson, Lucy Bladen, and Dan Jervis-Bardy · Updated August 31 2021 - 12:46am, first published August 30 2021 - 5:30pm
Mark Gillett is a builder who said many of his clients are living in uncomfortable circumstances. Picture: Keegan Carroll

The ACT's ban on construction has forced people to live in half-finished homes with no insulation, boarded up windows and open holes in the floor, builders have warned.

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Brittney Levinson

Brittney Levinson

Property reporter

Brittney Levinson joined The Canberra Times in 2021 as part of ACM's national property team. As the region's dedicated property journalist, Brittney covers everything from real estate trends and new developments through to the stories behind the record-breaking sales. Got a news tip? Get in touch: brittney.levinson@canberratimes.com.au

Lucy Bladen

Lucy Bladen

Reporter Canberra Times

Lucy Bladen has been a journalist at The Canberra Times since 2019. She is an ACT politics and health reporter. Email: l.bladen@canberratimes.com.au

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.

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