'I have not had a day off a very long period of time,' Anthony Albanese defends overseas itinerary

Karen Barlow
By Karen Barlow
Updated July 5 2022 - 7:18am, first published 6:00am
Shadow treasurer Angus Taylor, left, and Prime Minister Anthony Albanese. Pictures: Elesa Kurtz

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has asked detractors questioning his busy overseas itinerary which events he should not have attended, amid some opposition and media criticism about being away during disastrous east coast flooding.

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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

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