David Pocock welcomes truth in political advertising push, wants strong action this term

Karen Barlow
July 11 2022 - 5:30am
Fake David Pocock corflutes on Yamba Drive. Picture: Elesa Kurtz
Fake David Pocock corflutes on Yamba Drive. Picture: Elesa Kurtz

ACT independent senator David Pocock has welcomed an Albanese government push to legislate truth in political advertising, saying current electoral laws were weak, undermined a healthy democracy and his experience while getting elected should never happen again.

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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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