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Wave of power pole replacements approaching in the ACT, redacted report suggests

Jasper Lindell
By Jasper Lindell
Updated November 6 2021 - 10:21pm, first published 6:30pm
There were 27,160 timber electricity poles in the ACT in December 2020, with an average age of 48. Picture: Colleen Petch

A large number of Canberra's electricity poles would need to be replaced in the next decade, while most poles in some suburbs are already too old and are ready to be replaced, a redacted report prepared for the ACT government suggests.

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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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