ACT budget 2021: ACT won't need another lockdown but must 'turbo charge' post-COVID economy, Andrew Barr says

Jasper Lindell
By Jasper Lindell
Updated October 5 2021 - 7:27pm, first published 6:30pm
Chief Minister Andrew Barr, pictured inside ACT Health's COVID response operation centre, who will deliver his 10th ACT budget on Wednesday. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

Another lockdown would be unlikely in Canberra due to high vaccination rates, and it was within the realm of possibility a balanced budget could be delivered before the next election, Chief Minister 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.

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