High-density living policy could limit Canberra's population growth, create mental health issues for families: Liberal MLA Elizabeth Kikkert

Jasper Lindell
By Jasper Lindell
Updated April 7 2022 - 10:16am, first published 10:00am
Canberra Liberals' Elizabeth Kikkert. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

The ACT government's policy to release more land for high-density dwellings than detached houses could have a lasting mental health and social development impact on children and showed the government was beholden to a radical population control agenda, a Canberra Liberals member has suggested.

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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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