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Voice to Parliament: The deliberate design features of the Voice to Parliament

Karen Barlow
Updated September 25 2023 - 6:02am, first published 5:30am

The proposed Voice to Parliament is in the frame to get Australian-first "above reproach" mechanisms to deal with ethics and probity matters such as corruption and "fit and proper" membership, according to key co-designer Tom Calma.

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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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