Getting an A-league team won't speed up the process of building the new stadium...Going on a tangent here, but that is why, IMO, Canberra needs to get an A-League team so they can justify building a new stadium in the city which will be used year round so they can get out of that shit hole at Bruce.
It's just an excuse to drag the process out because Labour doesn't want to invest the resources, and frankly some elements are still trying to push for a "multi-purpose". They'll come up with another excuse to delay it if we ever actually get an A-league team.
Being informed that Bruce doesn't meet the minimum standards to host RWC 2027 matches should have some impact though. In fact upgrading to qualify for 2027 might be the only realistic hope we have to get the stadium built before 2030, and even that is a long shot.