Proactively releasing cabinet papers is possible in ACT but decisions must come first: Andrew Barr

Jasper Lindell
By Jasper Lindell
July 6 2022 - 7:00pm
ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr, who expressed concerns with a Canberra Liberals proposal to proactively publish cabinet documents. Picture: Karleen Minney

Chief Minister Andrew Barr says it is possible the ACT government could move to proactively release cabinet papers after decisions are taken, but he could not support a system that forced the material to be made public.

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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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