ACT Labor MPs Alicia Payne, Andrew Leigh, David Smith pledge $3.2m for Canberra's waterways

Karen Barlow
By Karen Barlow
Updated April 27 2022 - 7:39am, first published 3:00am
Federal ACT Labor members, Andrew Leigh, Alicia Payne and David Smith. Picture: Keegan Carroll

Federal Labor is pledging, if elected, to spend $3.225 million in a bid to help improve the health of Canberra's waterways and educate children about the importance of doing so.


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

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