ACT government's $50m fire cladding loan scheme unveiled

Steve Evans
By Steve Evans
Updated August 1 2022 - 11:06pm, first published 7:00pm
Body corporate chairman Neil Le Quesne says that his building will apply for $2.5 million loan to remove flammable cladding. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

When residents of one of the eight-storey apartment blocks on Northbourne Avenue learnt that they would have to pay $40,000 to get the flammable cladding removed from outside, some were beside themselves in despair.

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Steve Evans

Steve Evans

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Steve Evans is a reporter on The Canberra Times. He's been a BBC correspondent in New York, London, Berlin and Seoul and the sole reporter/photographer/paper deliverer on The Glen Innes Examiner in country New South Wales. "All the jobs have been fascinating - and so it continues."