Subscriber • Analysis

A time to spend boldly in the ACT budget, but economic future needs balance

Jasper Lindell
By Jasper Lindell
Updated October 6 2021 - 6:49am, first published 6:00am
The ACT budget, delivered on Wednesday, prioritises public spending to help the ACT navigate its way out of the pandemic. Picture: Elesa Kurtz

The government will open its wallet and spend up big - and it is hoping Canberrans will too, just as soon as restrictions ease and the city can consume again in droves.

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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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