Agriculture department to strike over APS-wide pay deal

Karen Barlow
Natalie Vikhrov
Updated November 2 2023 - 7:54pm, first published 3:25pm

Meat inspectors and veterinarians from the Department of Agriculture will walk out for two one-hour strikes and impose a ban on overtime next week to push the federal government for better pay across the public service.

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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

Natalie Vikhrov

Natalie Vikhrov

Federal politics and public service reporter

Natalie Vikhrov reports on federal politics and public service for The Canberra Times. Prior to this, she spent several years covering human rights in Eastern Europe, including Russia's invasion of Ukraine. Get in touch via natalie.vikhrov@austcommunitymedia.com.au.

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