Smoking ceremony marks fresh start for Kingston Arts Precinct after delays, dropped developer

Jasper Lindell
By Jasper Lindell
December 8 2021 - 5:30pm
Arts organisation members (from left) Irena Sharp, Emerson Radisich, Stephen Payne, Elizabeth Rogers, Jodie Cunningham, Jenni Kemarre Martiniello, Kirsten Wehner, Arts Minister Tara Cheyne, Samantha Faulkner at the Fitters' Workshop on Wednesday. Picture: Keegan Carroll

Members of the arts organisations which will call Kingston home gathered at the site of the future arts precinct on Wednesday for a smoking ceremony performed by traditional custodians, marking a new chapter for the project.


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.