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Independent ACT Senator David Pocock to reach out to the hearing impaired in his first parliamentary speech

Karen Barlow
By Karen Barlow
July 16 2022 - 7:30pm
Senator David Pocock in his office at Parliament House. Picture: James Croucher

Independent ACT Senator David Pocock does not want to be alone on the Senate floor for his all important scene-setting first speech next month in Parliament. For the sake of inclusivity, he wants an Auslan interpreter standing by his side.

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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