Chief Minister Andrew Barr enjoys seeing Senator Zed Seselja under pressure, welcomes AIS reopening funds

Karen Barlow
Jasper Lindell
By Karen Barlow, and Jasper Lindell
Updated April 12 2022 - 9:41pm, first published 7:30pm
ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr addresses the media on Tuesday afternoon. Picture: Karleen Minney

ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr has welcomed a federal government commitment to spend $11.4 million to reopen the mothballed AIS Arena, while adding he was enjoying seeing Liberal ACT senator Zed Seselja under pressure.

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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.