Assistant Minister for Charities Andrew Leigh removes the gag from charities

Karen Barlow
By Karen Barlow
Updated June 19 2022 - 9:11pm, first published 7:30pm
Assistant Minister for Competition, Charities and Treasury Andrew Leigh. Picture: James Croucher

Charities are being told they are free to speak out again on issues such as poverty, law reform and climate action, with the new Assistant Minister for Charities promising that gag clauses will either be removed or not be enforced.

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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