'Remarkably deficient': former defence chief Chris Barrie calls for the full Defence picture on climate change

Karen Barlow
Updated April 25 2023 - 6:35am, first published April 24 2023 - 4:30pm
ADF Littoral Operations training. Picture supplied
ADF Littoral Operations training. Picture supplied

Defence, if the landmark Defence Strategic Review is listened to, is being taken off the back of the tortoise and is being strapped to the hare.

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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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