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'It's holding us back as a city': David Pocock backs Civic stadium complex

Karen Barlow
Chris Dutton
By Karen Barlow, and Chris Dutton
March 10 2022 - 6:30pm
An artist's impression of the inside of the proposed Civic stadium. Picture: GHDWoodhead

The long, tortured push to build a city stadium in the centre of Canberra has burst onto the federal election stage, with independent Senate candidate David Pocock backing a proposal for a world-class national convention centre and stadium complex as a priority nation-building project.

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Karen Barlow

Karen Barlow

Chief Political Correspondent

Karen Barlow is ACM's Chief Political Correspondent. Working in the federal press gallery, she investigates and writes about federal politics and government. She has an interest in integrity, leadership and social equity. She has covered two Olympics and been to Antarctica twice. Contact her on karen.barlow@canberratimes.com.au

Chris Dutton

Chris Dutton

Sport editor

I started in journalism because I loved sport and wanted to write about something of deep interest to me. As sports editor that has developed into a passion for breaking news, holding people accountable and being an honest voice in the sport community. Email: chris.dutton@canberratimes.com.au

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