Indigenous Voice to Parliament lost as 'no' voters sink referendum

Karen Barlow
Updated October 14 2023 - 8:31pm, first published 7:34pm

There will not be a constitutionally enshrined Indigenous Voice to Parliament after voters turned against the proposal in Saturday's once-in-a-generation referendum.

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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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