'New way forward,' Albanese seek to unite Australia after Voice vote fails

Karen Barlow
Updated October 15 2023 - 8:21am, first published 6:22am

Anthony Albanese has accepted the failure of the Voice referendum to pass, saying he "absolutely" respects the decision of the Australian people and will now seek a "new way forward" for Indigenous recognition and reconciliation.

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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 karen.barlow@canberratimes.com.au

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