The Australian Institute of Architects says that the politicization of key infrastructure projects such as Canberra's proposed light rail line is of major detriment to long-term planning.

Following the costly cancellation of major infrastructure projects by local governments in other parts of Australia, the head of the ACT chapter of the country’s peak architecture body has called for the nation’s capital to stay the course on light rail. The ACT’s Liberal opposition has indicated that it will…