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Karen Barlow
Karen Barlow
Chief Political Correspondent

Karen Barlow is ACM's Chief Political Correspondent. Working in the federal press gallery, she investigates and writes about federal politics and government. She has an interest in integrity, leadership and social equity. She has covered two Olympics and been to Antarctica twice. Contact her on

Secret portfolios scandal prompts calls for Morrison to resign
Dan Jervis-Bardy, Karen Barlow, Finn McHugh
Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has accused the former government of trashing Australian democracy. Picture: James Croucher
Failed COVIDSafe app traces just 2 cases for $21m
Karen Barlow, Sarah Basford Canales
Health Minister Mark Butler. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong