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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

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Sarah Basford Canales, Karen Barlow
Health Minister Mark Butler. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong