Election profits from public funding in ACT 'genuine issue': Chris Steel

Jasper Lindell
By Jasper Lindell
Updated February 10 2022 - 10:10pm, first published 6:30pm
Special Minister of State Chris Steel, pictured addressing the media at the Legislative Assembly on Thursday. Picture: Dion Georgopoulos

The minister responsible for electoral law in the ACT said he had concerns about the ability of independent candidates standing in territory elections to profit from public funding arrangements, and the issue would be considered as part of a bill to be introduced by the end of the year.

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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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