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Heritage listing for Canberra rejected by Environment Minister Sussan Ley but Lake Burley Griffin protected

Jasper Lindell
By Jasper Lindell
Updated May 9 2022 - 7:09am, first published 5:30am
The city of Canberra, pictured in 2013, will not be listed on the national heritage list, but Lake Burley Griffin and its surrounds will be. Picture: Karleen Minney

Federal Environment Minister Sussan Ley has rejected a nomination to heritage list the planned city of Canberra, despite the Australian Heritage Council recommending the city's planned attributes should be granted protection.

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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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