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Australian government pledges extra funding for Canberra's new Holocaust museum

Karen Barlow
By Karen Barlow
Updated January 26 2022 - 11:24pm, first published 11:01am
The Australian Jewish War Memorial at the ACT Jewish Community Centre. Photo: Dion Georgopoulos

A new national Holocaust museum in Canberra, not far from Parliament House, is expected to start construction this year with the federal government pledging an extra $1.3 million to complete it, just as a new survey finds a quarter of Australians know little to nothing about the horrors of the Holocaust.

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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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