Labor backs 'heaviest sanctions' against Russia, foreign affairs spokeswoman Penny Wong says

Dan Jervis-Bardy
By Dan Jervis-Bardy
Updated February 27 2022 - 2:43am, first published February 26 2022 - 11:30pm
Labor's foreign affairs spokeswoman Penny Wong said the party wasn't looking to "find differences" with the government on Russia. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

Labor would back the Morrison government in imposing further and tougher sanctions on Russia, opposition foreign affairs spokeswoman Penny Wong has said, as she lashed Vladimir Putin's invasion of Ukraine as an "unprecedented act of aggression".

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Dan Jervis-Bardy

Dan Jervis-Bardy

Federal Politics Reporter

Dan covers federal politics from Parliament House, with a special focus on climate policy and the NDIS. He has previously reported on ACT politics and urban affairs since joining the Canberra Times in 2018.

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