Coronavirus: Federal government under growing pressure to open Australian borders

Karen Barlow
By Karen Barlow
Updated May 18 2021 - 12:25am, first published May 17 2021 - 2:00pm
Prime Minister Scott Morrison. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

As Australia sluggishly passes the 3-million-COVID-19 vaccination milestone, the federal government is under growing pressure from business leaders, top health officials and some state leaders over its vague timeline for the reopening of the international border.

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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

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