ACT bureaucrats sought to rule out west Murrumbidgee development, documents reveal

Lucy Bladen
By Lucy Bladen
January 29 2022 - 6:30pm
When Andrew Barr was planning minister in 2010 he put forward a cabinet submission to examine future land oppotunities in Canberra. Picture: Elesa Kurtz

Government planners wanted to exclude land from west of the Murrumbidgee River from a study of future land release options in Canberra because they were totally opposed to developing the area.

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Lucy Bladen

Lucy Bladen

Reporter Canberra Times

Lucy Bladen has been a journalist at The Canberra Times since 2019. She is an ACT politics and health reporter. Email: l.bladen@canberratimes.com.au