Steel marks start to Monaro Highway upgrade with call for more Commonwealth rural road funding

Jasper Lindell
By Jasper Lindell
February 15 2022 - 6:30pm
ACT Transport Minister Chris Steel with ACT Senator Zed Seselja turning a sod on Tuesday to mark the start of upgrades on the Monaro Highway. Picture: Elesa Kurtz

The Commonwealth government should step up and provide more funding to seal rural roads in the ACT, the territory's Transport Minister said at a sod turning to mark the start of a jointly funded upgrade project on the Monaro Highway.

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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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