Andrew Barr has announced that he’s removing any planning barriers that might be hindering the spending off all the stimulus money before they hit the bottom of the barrel and the real pain begins.
- “I was pleased to be able to tell today’s meeting that the ACT Government will alter planning regulations to ensure schools can start building as soon as possible, to deliver better facilities for all students and to protect the jobs of Canberrans…
“This is not business as usual. We have a very short timeframe in which to make sure ACT students get the most from Federal Labor’s historic investment in schools, and to ensure the package is effective in protecting the jobs of Canberrans,” Mr Barr said.
UPDATED: Zed is pointing fingers and making the argument this shows how poor the standard planning processes are.