ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr says Parliament, not a minister, should review state deals with foreign governments

Sally Whyte
By Sally Whyte
Updated August 27 2020 - 10:30am, first published 8:06am
ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr was part of a briefing to state and territory leaders on new federal government powers. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr has hit back at new laws announced by Prime Minister Scott Morrison that would give the Foreign Affairs Minister the power to veto agreements between the territory government and foreign governments.

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Sally Whyte

Sally Whyte

Federal Politics Reporter

I report on a range of issues in federal politics and the public service, with a real passion for how decisions made in Canberra affect the lives of Australians.

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