'I heard half the question': Anthony Albanese fumbles protection visa policy

Sarah Basford Canales
Harley Dennett
By Sarah Basford Canales, and Harley Dennett
Updated April 17 2022 - 2:30am, first published 2:10am

Labor leader Anthony Albanese has gaffed again in getting his party's policy on temporary protection visas wrong, claiming he misheard the question.

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Sarah Basford Canales

Sarah Basford Canales

Canberra Times journalist

I'm a federal politics and public sector reporter with an interest in national security, integrity and regulation. Contact me with general tips and thoughts at sarah.basfordcanales@canberratimes.com.au or confidential tips to sbasfordcanales@protonmail.com.

Harley Dennett

Harley Dennett

Senior Political Reporter

I'm the federal politics bureau chief for the Canberra Times, via a career that's taken me from rural Victoria to Washington DC. Telling the stories of my local LGBTI community brought me to journalism, where I've covered seven federal budgets, four national elections, Defence, public service and international governance.

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