New bushfire management plan, more urban tree planting in $10m ACT budget commitment

Jasper Lindell
By Jasper Lindell
Updated July 8 2022 - 5:52am, first published 1:55am
The upcoming ACT budget will include another $10 million for environment initiatives. Picture: Keegan Carroll

A $10-million investment in the upcoming ACT budget will boost funding for urban tree planting, protecting native habitats and integrating First Nations knowledge into land planning and management.

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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.