Anthony Albanese declares Australia ready for an Indigenous Voice

Karen Barlow
Updated August 19 2022 - 5:48pm, first published July 29 2022 - 10:30pm

Declaring there is room in Australian hearts and the nation is ready, Prime Minister Anthony Albanese is to unveil a simple referendum question to be put to Australians to vote on enshrining an Aboriginal and Torres Strait body in the constitution.

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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

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