Analysis

ACT budget 2022-23 squirrels GST revenue boost away despite Canberra's growing pains

Jasper Lindell
By Jasper Lindell
Updated August 2 2022 - 10:25am, first published 7:00am
Chief Minister Andrew Barr with the 2022-23 budget on Tuesday. Picture: Elesa Kurtz

It should be no surprise the capital is starting to feel growing pains. A mix of old age in some parts and rapid growth in others has combined to strain the city's schools and hospitals.

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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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