'Significantly high execution risk,' the risky $1 billion price tag to relocate Canberra's AIS

Karen Barlow
Chris Dutton
Updated October 11 2023 - 11:04am, first published 5:30am

The Australian Sports Commission rejected a plan to move the AIS to south-east Queensland, warning federal government officials it would cost more than $1 billion and put athlete dreams at risk ahead of the 2028 and 2032 Olympic Games.

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Karen Barlow

Karen Barlow

Chief Political Correspondent

Karen Barlow is ACM's Chief Political Correspondent. Working in the federal press gallery, she investigates and writes about federal politics and government. She has an interest in integrity, leadership and social equity. She has covered two Olympics and been to Antarctica twice. Contact her on karen.barlow@canberratimes.com.au

Chris Dutton

Chris Dutton

Sport editor

Chris Dutton has been a sport journalist since 2008, covering rugby union, rugby league, basketball, cricket and soccer. He has covered World Cups and Olympic Games in print and online. Chris has had a stint as news director, but is back in sport to follow the ups and downs. Email: chris.dutton@canberratimes.com.au

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