Analysis

No broken promises in ACT government's political bet on restriction easing messages

Jasper Lindell
By Jasper Lindell
September 20 2021 - 7:30pm
Chief Minister Andrew Barr addresses the media on September 14, the day the ACT government's 'pathway' from lockdown was released. Picture: Karleen Minney

Promising to ease lockdown restrictions in the future of a pandemic is a bit like trying to devise a timetable for a bus heading down a mountain pass in the pouring rain, with a landslide possible at every hairpin turn.

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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.