Covid causes construction and community consultation delay for Canberra's Home of Football

Isobel Cootes
By Isobel Cootes
Updated September 21 2021 - 4:11am, first published September 20 2021 - 3:00am
COVID-19 has delayed community consultation, and pushed back construction, on the Home of Football facility but the ACT government believes it will still be finished in time for the 2023 World Cup. Picture: Supplied

Construction on the $24.5 million Home of Football in Canberra's north has been pushed back to mid-2022, after community consultation was delayed due to the COVID-19 lockdown, a government spokesperson has confirmed.


Isobel Cootes

Isobel Cootes


Sports reporter at The Canberra Times. A Novocastrian with a passion for football (or soccer as they call it in the capital) via The Examiner and The Port Lincoln Times.

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