House of Representatives Speaker Tony Smith announces retirement

Karen Barlow
By Karen Barlow
Updated July 14 2021 - 7:40am, first published 7:18am
Speaker of the House of Representatives Tony Smith during question time. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

Tony Smith has been a reforming Speaker who used wit and reason to bring proceedings back to order, but his political end is now set.

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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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