Andrew Barr's ACT budget reveals revenue to grow by $1 billion over next three years

Jasper Lindell
Lucy Bladen
By Jasper Lindell, and Lucy Bladen
Updated August 2 2022 - 8:08am, first published 7:00am
Chief Minister Andrew Barr gives a press conference on Tuesday before he handed down the 2022-23. Picture: Elesa Kurtz

A $1 billion windfall to government coffers over the next three years will be banked to rapidly reduce the deficit, after a booming Canberra population handed the territory a larger share of goods and services tax revenue.

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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.

Lucy Bladen

Lucy Bladen

Reporter Canberra Times

Lucy Bladen has been a journalist at The Canberra Times since 2019. She is an ACT politics and health reporter. Email: l.bladen@canberratimes.com.au

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