Tourist spend targeted with ACT budget to fund marketing, events

Jasper Lindell
By Jasper Lindell
July 12 2022 - 7:30pm
Chief Minister Andrew Barr, whose government will add another $1 million in funding for the Floriade and Enlighten festivals. Picture: Keegan Carroll

The ACT budget will include extra funding for marketing campaigns designed to encourage visitors to return to Canberra, after the tourism market nearly halved during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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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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