Budget 2021: Labor says pitch to women falls short

Karen Barlow
By Karen Barlow
Updated May 9 2021 - 9:13pm, first published 1:30am
Tanya Plibersek and Jim Chalmers listen to Opposition leader Anthony Albanese. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

Federal Labor has criticised the Morrison government budget measures on childcare, health, economic security and domestic violence to support women as "managing a political problem" and coming too little, too late.

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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 karen.barlow@canberratimes.com.au