The Canberra Times
Sunday, 3 December 2023

RZ1 dual occupancy changes to benefit suburb fringes with many blocks unsuited to a second home

Jasper Lindell
Updated September 17 2023 - 5:48am, first published 5:30am

A rule change to encourage more secondary dwellings in Canberra's suburbs will not deliver more housing near shops and transport links with many blocks unsuited to a second home, an analysis suggests.

Jasper Lindell

Jasper Lindell

Assembly Reporter

Jasper Lindell joined The Canberra Times in 2018. He is a Legislative Assembly reporter, covering ACT politics and government. He also writes about development, transport, heritage, local history, literature and the arts, as well as contributing to the Times' Panorama magazine. He was previously a Sunday Canberra Times reporter.