Community hopes Kingston Arts Precinct will get back on the rails after Geocon contract cancelled by govt

Jasper Lindell
By Jasper Lindell
Updated November 11 2021 - 8:25am, first published November 5 2021 - 6:00pm
Kingston and Barton Residents' Group president Richard Johnston at the Kingston Powerhouse on Friday. Picture: Karleen Minney

Inner-south residents said they were surprised and relieved by the ACT government's decision to cancel a contract with developer Geocon to deliver the Kingston Arts Precinct, and hope a new version of the project will better reflect the heritage of the area.


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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