Canberra's public housing conditions are 'Third World': union boss

Jasper Lindell
Updated February 24 2024 - 6:10am, first published 5:30am

Mould infestations, broken windows, open cracked walls and exposed wiring left unrepaired across public housing in Canberra shows the government has allowed residents to languish in "Third-World conditions", the head of the powerful CFMEU says.

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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.

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