Independent ACT senator David Pocock seeks to introduce climate 'duty of care' for young people

Karen Barlow
July 31 2023 - 12:02am

Independent ACT senator David Pocock is looking to the "devastating" extreme heat and wildfires of the northern hemisphere summer as he insists Australian politicians have a duty of care to protect young people and future generations from climate change.

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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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