Barnaby Joyce admits watching wrong Matildas win over France

Karen Barlow
Updated August 16 2023 - 1:46pm, first published August 14 2023 - 2:25pm

Amid the ongoing debate over a potential national Matildas public holiday, the former deputy prime minister has made an embarrassing admission.

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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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