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David Pocock welcomes Zed Seselja's AIS Arena commitment, but says it's 'not the big issue' for Canberrans

Karen Barlow
Jasper Lindell
Caden Helmers
By Karen Barlow, Jasper Lindell, and Caden Helmers · Updated April 12 2022 - 4:40am, first published 3:30am
Independent candidate David Pocock. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

Independent ACT Senate candidate David Pocock has described a $11.4 million Morrison government commitment to rehabilitate and reopen the mothballed AIS Arena as "more like the routine maintenance of infrastructure" and has urged election debates on the "bigger picture".

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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

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.

Caden Helmers

Caden Helmers

Sports Journalist

My passion for journalism can be traced back to Mighty Ducks match reports and reading the Sunday paper with my old man. A love of sport turned into a passion for telling stories, breaking news and being a reliable voice.

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