In a breathtakingly arrogant statement reminiscent of the bushfires and associated responsibility, Chief Minister Jon Stanhope has blamed Tharwa residents for the debacle about their bridge and accused them of exaggerating how bad the detour is.
The canberra Times article is here.
This government goes beyond parody at times.
However, the bridge looks as if it will be fixed. This is a good and sensible outcome.