The ACT Chief Minister Jon Stanhope has just announced on 666 radio that pay parking at Canberra and Calvary Hospital’s will end at 9pm tonight.
He acknowledged that the ‘pay-as-you-enter’ system had failed, and was wildly unpopular.
The Government has also committed $30 million to build a new multi-story carpark at the Canberra Hospital.
He would not commit on whether the new carpark would introduce a ‘pay-as-you-leave’ system.
More information later today when Katy Gallagher makes an announcement.