Fresh DEWR, Fair Work Ombudsman strike action over APS pay offer

Karen Barlow
Updated November 13 2023 - 7:14pm, first published 5:57pm

The main public sector union is attempting to pull the Albanese government back to the bargaining table over the APS-wide pay negotiations, announcing early morning strike action on Tuesday for the two agencies that stopped work earlier this month.

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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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