David Pocock denied Auslan interpreter in chamber for first speech after major party 'concerns'

Sarah Basford Canales
By Sarah Basford Canales
Updated July 29 2022 - 8:26am, first published 7:45am

The Albanese government has proposed independent ACT senator David Pocock consider alternative options after his request for an Auslan interpreter to stand by his side during his first speech on Tuesday was pushed back.

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Sarah Basford Canales

Sarah Basford Canales

Canberra Times journalist

I'm a federal politics and public sector reporter with an interest in national security, integrity and regulation. Contact me with general tips and thoughts at sarah.basfordcanales@canberratimes.com.au or confidential tips to sbasfordcanales@protonmail.com.