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Lake Burley Griffin's new heritage rules will not slow light rail, ACT government says

Jasper Lindell
By Jasper Lindell
May 10 2022 - 6:30pm
Transport Minister Chris Steel, left, and Major Projects Canberra's Duncan Edghill stand in front of Commonwealth Avenue bridge. Picture: Elesa Kurtz

New Commonwealth heritage protections for Lake Burley Griffin and its surrounding areas are unlikely to slow down the progress of light rail to Woden, the ACT government believes.

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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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