'He is essentially gagging us': crossbench revolt over Anthony Albanese's parliamentary staff cuts

Karen Barlow
Dan Jervis-Bardy
By Karen Barlow, and Dan Jervis-Bardy
Updated June 24 2022 - 10:42am, first published 10:30am
Independent member for Warringah Zali Steggall. Picture: Keegan Carroll

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has been accused of "gagging" the teal independents and trashing his relationship with the powerful new crossbench by slashing their staffing allocations to just one adviser each.

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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

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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